Explainer: What’s the difference between 1.5°C and 2°C of global warming?

GLASGOW: Over and over at the U.N. climate summit in Glasgow, world leaders have stressed the need to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius. The 2015 Paris Agreement commits countries to limit the global average temperature rise to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels, and to aim for 1.5°C. Scientists have said crossing the 1.5°C threshold risks unleashing far more severe climate change effects … Continue reading Explainer: What’s the difference between 1.5°C and 2°C of global warming?