Limiting global warming to 2 degrees won’t save earth.
PARIS — Limiting global warming to 2 degrees Celsius will not prevent destructive and deadly climate impacts, as once hoped, dozens of experts concluded in a score of scientific studies released on Monday.
A world that heats up by 2 degrees C — long regarded as the temperature ceiling for a climate-safe planet — could see mass displacement due to rising seas, a drop in per capita income, regional shortages of food and fresh water, and the loss of animal and plant species at an accelerated speed.
Author John Wihbey and Bridget Peery
News Site Global Investigative Journalism Network
Date Published August 14, 2017
Article Link Limiting global warming to 2 degrees won’t save earth
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