New reports detail how to limit global warming, warn of ‘existential’ risk from not acting soon

September 19, 2017
By Andy Murdock
UC Newsroom
University of California News

Two new studies released during the United Nations’ Climate Week find that global temperature increases can be limited to the Paris Agreement goal of 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, but cutting back carbon dioxide emissions alone will not be sufficient – and the stakes are as high as they come.