This summary for policymakers of the International Panel on Climate Change Working Group III analitycal report outlines technological and behavioral changes that can limit the increase in global average temperatures to less than two degrees Celsius, the point at which science shows that climate impacts begin to overwhelm human coping efforts. The report further notes that only major institutional and technological change will result in a better than even chance that global warming will not exceed this threshold.
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Topics: Science, Mitigation
Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document
Publication date: 2014