That 2 Degrees Climate Goal is 'Utterly Inadequate,' Says Expert Report

March 29, 2015 12:15 AM

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Back in 2009, at the United Nations (UN) Framework Convention on Climate Change, nations around the world drew a hypothetical line in the sand, pledging to do everything in their power to prevent the world from warming an additional two degrees Celsius (3.6 °F). This was called the Copenhagen Accord. Now, nearly six years later, experts are saying that even this lofty goal won't be enough to save many nations.

That's at least according to a commentary report recently issued by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and published in the open access journal Climate Change Responses.

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