Slim odds of reaching 2-degree Celsius goal – researchers
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There is a five-percent chance of limiting average global warming to under two degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit), the target set in the 2015 climate-rescue Paris Agreement, researchers said. Based on these data, “the likely range of global temperature increase is 2 C to 4.9 C, with median 3.2 C and a five percent chance that it will be less than 2 C,” they wrote. Experts have long warned that even 2 C would be a tall order.
Slim odds of reaching 2-degree Celsius goal – researchers. (2017, August 3). Manila Bulletin, p. B8.
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