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A Just Transition: Integrating Social Dimensions into Climate Change

July 17, 2019 7:30 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Global Compact Network Australia plus panel (Breakfast series). A Just Transition: Integrating Social Dimensions into Climate Change.   Description Businesses and investors have a critical role to play in accelerating urgent climate action and driving progress towards meeting the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Global Compact Network Australia (GCNA) invites you to an ‘in conversation’ breakfast to explore and identify the pathways to a low-carbon and resilient economy and highlight why a ‘just transition’ is gaining... View Article

Briefing note 001: What is the chance of global warming exceeding 1.5°C in the next 5 years?

October 23, 2018 2:28 pm Published by Comments Off on Briefing note 001: What is the chance of global warming exceeding 1.5°C in the next 5 years?

An international group of scientists has now forecast the likelihood global warming will exceed 1.5C over the next 5 years. This is one of the thresholds of the UNFCCC’s Paris Agreement, which aims “to strengthen the global response to the threat of climate change by keeping a global temperature rise this century well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels and to pursue efforts to limit the temperature increase even further to 1.5°C”.