Keeping Climate Change to Just Two Degrees isn't Enough to Save Species

March 27, 2015 10:32 AM

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There is an official target of keeping global warming to just 2 degrees Celsius. Now, though, a lead author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has announced that this temperature change is "utterly inadequate" for protected those most at risk from climate change.

This announcement comes after discussions that were part of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), which took place in December 2014. These discussions revealed that while high-income countries insisted on a 2-degree target, low- and middle-income countries pushed for 1....

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