Technical Summary : Global Warming of 1.5°C

Myles R. Allen, Heleen de Coninck, Opha Pauline Dube, Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, Daniela Jacob, Kejun Jiang, Aromar Revi, Joeri Rogelj, Joyashree Roy, Drew Shindell, William Solecki, Michael Taylor, Petra Tschakert, Henri Waisman, Amir Bazaz, Lini Wollenberg et al. | 2018


This chapter frames the context, knowledge-base and assessment approaches used to understand the impacts of 1.5°C global warming above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways, building on the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report (AR5), in the context of strengthening the global response to the threat of climate change, sustainable development and efforts to
eradicate poverty.