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CEmission Pathways and System Transitions Consistent with 1.5°C Global Warming

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BProjected Climate Change, Potential Impacts and Associated Risks

… lower at 1.5°C compared to 2°C (medium confidence). {3.4.3.1, 3.4.3.5} B.3.3. High-latitude tundra and boreal forests are particularly at risk of climate change -induced degradation and loss, with woody shrubs already encroaching into the tundra (high confidence) and this will proceed with further …

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IIntroduction

… 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. This Summary for Policymakers (SPM) presents the key findings of the Special Report, …

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AUnderstanding Global Warming of 1.5°C*

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SPMSummary for Policymakers

… 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. This Summary for Policymakers (SPM) presents the key findings of the Special Report, …

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FAQ 5.2 What are the Pathways to Achieving Poverty Reduction and Reducing Inequalities while Reaching a 1.5°C World?

… exist, some simultaneously achieve sustainable development. They entail a mix of measures that lower emissions and reduce the impacts of climate change , while contributing to poverty eradication and reducing inequalities. Which pathways are possible and desirable will differ between and within …

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FAQ 5.1 What are the Connections between Sustainable Development and Limiting Global Warming to 1.5°C above Pre-Industrial Levels?

… to 1.5°C will help meet some sustainable development targets. Pursuing sustainable development will influence emissions, impacts and vulnerabilities. Responses to climate change in the form of adaptation and mitigation will also interact with sustainable development with positive effects, known as synergies, or …

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FAQ 4.3 Why is Adaptation Important in a 1.5°C-Warmer World?

Summary: Adaptation is the process of adjusting to current or expected changes in climate and its effects. Even though climate change is a global problem, its impacts are experienced differently across the world. This means that responses are often specific to …

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FAQ 3.1 What are the Impacts of 1.5°C and 2°C of Warming?

Summary: The impacts of climate change are being felt in every inhabited continent and in the oceans. However, they are not spread uniformly across the globe, …

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FAQ 2.1 What Kind of Pathways Limit Warming to 1.5°C and are we on Track?

… to be a 1.5°C pathway. The two types of pathway have different implications for greenhouse gas emissions, as well as for climate change impacts and for achieving sustainable development. For example, the larger and longer an ‘overshoot’, the greater the reliance on practices …

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