Scientists on the feasibility of the 1.5C climate change limit


Carbon Brief

Published on Sep 23, 2016

Carbon Brief asked attendees of the 1.5 degrees conference in Oxford about the feasibility of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5C.

Speakers are, in order of appearance:

Prof Michael Oppenheimer – professor of geosciences and international affairs, Princeton University

Dr Stephen Cornelius – Chief advisor on climate change, WWF-UK

Prof Saiful Islam – professor of hydrology and climate change, Bangladesh University

Achim Steiner – director of the Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford

Simon Bullock – senior campaigner at Friends of the Earth

Prof Myles Allen – professor of geosystem science at the Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford

Dr Emily Shuckburgh – head of open oceans, British Antarctic Survey

Prof Piers Forster – Director of the Priestley International Centre for Climate, University of Leeds

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Scientists on the feasibility of the 1.5C climate change limit

Carbon Brief asked attendees of the 1.5 degrees conference in Oxford about the feasibility of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5C.

Speakers are, in order of appearance:

Prof Pete Smith, chair in plant & soil science at the Institute of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Aberdeen

Prof Kevin Anderson, deputy Director of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research

Dr Valérie Masson-Delmotte, senior scientist at the Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l’Environnement and co-chair of IPCC Working Group I

Dr Joeri Rogelj, research scholar at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)

Read more: https://www.carbonbrief.org/day-two-a…

Our Creative Commons license: you are welcome to reproduce unadapted material in full for non-commercial use, credited ‘Carbon Brief’ with a link to the original article. Please contact us for commercial use.

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