Special Report: Global Warming of 1.5 ºC
Ch 04

Strengthening and Implementing the Global Response

The global response to warming of 1.5oC comprises transitions in land and ecosystem, energy, urban and infrastructure, and industrial systems. The feasibility of mitigation and adaptation options, and the enabling conditions for strengthening and implementing the systemic changes, are assessed in this chapter.

Coordinating Lead Authors

  • Heleen De Coninck (Netherlands)
  • Aromar Revi (India)

Lead Authors

  • Mustafa Babiker (Sudan)
  • Paolo Bertoldi (Italy)
  • Marcos Buckeridge (Brazil)
  • Anton Cartwright (South Africa)
  • Wenjie Dong (China)
  • James Ford (United Kingdom)
  • Sabine Fuss (Germany)
  • Jean-Charles Hourcade (France)
  • Debora Ley (Mexico)
  • Reinhard Mechler (Germany)
  • Peter Newman (Australia)
  • Anastasia Revokatova (Russia)
  • Seth Schultz (United States)
  • Linda Steg (Germany)
  • Taishi Sugiyama (Japan)

Contributing Authors

  • Malcolm Araos (Maldives, Canada)
  • Stefan Bakker (Netherlands)
  • Amir Bazaz (India)
  • Ella Belfer (Canada)
  • Tim Benton (United Kingdom)
  • Sarah Connors (United Kingdom)
  • Joana Correia de Oliveira de Portugal Pereira (Portugal, United Kingdom)
  • Dipak Dasgupta (India)
  • Kristie L. Ebi (United Kingdom)
  • Michel den Elzen (Netherlands)
  • Dominique Finon (France)
  • Piers Forster (United Kingdom)
  • Jan Fuglestvedt (Norway)
  • Frédéric Ghersi (France)
  • Adriana Grandis (Brazil)
  • Bronwyn Hayward (New Zealand)
  • Eamon Haughey (Ireland)
  • Ove Hoegh-Guldberg (Australia)
  • Daniel Huppmann (Austria)
  • Kejun Jiang (China)
  • Richard Klein (Netherlands, Germany)
  • Kiane de Kleijne (Netherlands)
  • Maria del Mar Zamora Dominguez (Mexico)
  • Shagun Mehrotra (India, United States)
  • Luis Mundaca (Chile, Sweden)
  • Carolyn Opio (Uganda)
  • Maxime Plazzotta (France)
  • Andy Reisinger (Switzerland)
  • Kevon Rhiney (Jamaica)
  • Timmons Roberts (United States)
  • Chapter 4 ()
  • Arjan van Rooij (Netherlands)
  • Roland Séférian (France)
  • Drew Shindell (United States)
  • Jana Sillmann (Norway, Germany)
  • Chandni Singh (India)
  • Raphael Slade (United Kingdom)
  • Gerd Sparovek (Brazil)
  • Pablo Suarez (Argentina)
  • Adelle Thomas (The Bahamas)
  • Evelina Trutnevyte (Lithuania, Switzerland)
  • Anne van Valkengoed (Netherlands)
  • Maria Virginia Vilariño (Argentina)
  • Eva Wollenberg (United States)

Review Editors

  • Amjad Abdulla (Maldives)
  • Rizaldi Boer (Indonesia)
  • Mark Howden (Australia)
  • Diana Ürge-Vorsatz (Hungary)

Chapter Scientists

  • Kiane de Kleijne (Netherlands)
  • Chandni Singh (India)

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Full web chapter available February 2019

This chapter should be cited as:
H. de Coninck, A. Revi, M. Babiker, P. Bertoldi, M. Buckeridge, A. Cartwright, W. Dong, J. Ford, S. Fuss, JC. Hourcade, D. Ley, R. Mechler, P. Newman, A. Revokatova, S. Schultz, L. Steg, T. Sugiyama, 2018, Strengthening and implementing the global response. In: Global warming of 1.5°C. An IPCC Special Report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways, in the context of strengthening the global response to the threat of climate change, sustainable development, and efforts to eradicate poverty [V. Masson-Delmotte, P. Zhai, H. O. Pörtner, D. Roberts, J. Skea, P.R. Shukla, A. Pirani, W. Moufouma-Okia, C. Péan, R. Pidcock, S. Connors, J. B. R. Matthews, Y. Chen, X. Zhou, M. I. Gomis, E. Lonnoy, T. Maycock, M. Tignor, T. Waterfield (eds.)]. In Press.

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