Where does the 1.5 °C come from?: A summary of the IPCC special report (SR-1.5)

If some of these terms are new to you, open this article up side by side – we’ve tried to explain some climate jargon! *** The publishing of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C (SR-1.5) on the 8th of October 2018 stands out as a notable watershed moment for climate action: geopolitically and on the grassroots level. It brought the realities of the Climate and Ecological Emergency into clear focus, laying out the consequences of limiting global heating to 1.5°C as opposed to 2.0°C, and prescribed the scale of action necessary to limit […]