‘Every choice matters’: can we cling to hope of avoiding 1.5C heating?

‘Every choice matters’: can we cling to hope of avoiding 1.5C heating?

The Guardian

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The Australian Academy of Science warns that limiting global heating to the Paris goal is now ‘virtually impossible’. Is it right?

Australia’s leading scientists made a significant global-scale declaration about the fight to deal with the climate crisis this week – but you could be forgiven if you missed it.

In what it described as a landmark report, the Australian Academy of Science painted a picture of what could happen to the country under 3C of global heating, including ecosystems made unrecognisable, food production being compromised and people’s ability to exist and survive in hotter and longer heatwaves regularly tested.

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