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Briefing note 15: Can we limit global warming to 1.5C°?

July 28, 2021 2:43 pm Published by Comments Off on Briefing note 15: Can we limit global warming to 1.5C°?

Irrespective of tipping points, climate change adaptation efforts will be less costly and disruptive to society – and will stand a better chance of success – if warming can be limited to 1.5°C rather than 2°C or higher. We therefore in no way advocate for policies that forgo pursuing the ambition to limit global warming to 1.5°C, regardless of whether that target remains feasible or not.

Miranda Boettcher: Cracking the Climate Engineering Governance Code

February 4, 2019 8:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Miranda Boettcher (Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies, Potsdam & Freie University Berlin). Cracking the Climate Engineering Governance Code. Description Calls for governance of the development of heterogeneous technological proposals for intentionally intervening into the global climate system, often collectively termed ‘climate engineering’ (CE), are currently picking up speed. However, so far there has been little empirical analysis of the discursive structure underpinning this debate. I will present the results of a post-structural discourse analysis of a series of interviews with governance... View Article