‘Immediate and strong action on climate change can bring benefits within current lifetimes and not just far into the future.’ cap the global temperature increase. Image: REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro
- Reducing global emissions in accordance with the Paris Agreement would impact on global temperatures within two decades, according to a new study.
- The new study, published in Nature Climate Change, shows that keeping warming to 1.5C would reduce the risk of “unprecedented warming rates”.
- It’s authors stress the ability of strong climate action to bring about benefits within current lifetimes and not just far into the future.