Can we cap global warming at 1.5 degrees?

Multicolour image from the cover of the IPCC 1.5 degrees report
Cover image from the IPCC 1.5 degrees report

What will happen if this cap is not achieved and warming reaches 2 degrees? An opportunity to hear directly from Professor Michael Grubb, an academic and major contributor in the field of global warming and the resulting economic picture, who will lead a discussion on the special report from the International Panel on Climate Change (October 2018).

All are welcome to this free event.

Date:  Wednesday 24 April, starting at 18:45

Venue: Reading Quaker meeting house, 2 Church Street, Reading RG1 2SB

Michael Grubb holds the Chair of Energy and Climate Change at Imperial College, London and is Research Director at Imperial’s Institute of Sustainable Resources and Energy. He’s also been a Senior Advisor of Ofgem; Chair of the UK government’s IPCC Sixth Assessment (Mitigation Report); Chief Economist at the Carbon Trust; and lead author of Planetary Economics: energy, climate change and the three domains of sustainable development (Routledge 2014)

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Posted By AW in , on 11, Apr, 2019