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Why Does 0.5ºC Matter?

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A new IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) report has been published by the UN, stating that we have until 2030 to keep temperatures rising by only 1.5ºC, as even half a degree increases extreme risk of extreme heat, drought, floods and poverty. I’ve made this comic to show you why this matters, and what you can do to help.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

References

Taylor, M., & Vaughan, A. (2018, October 8). Overwhelmed by climate change? Here’s what you can do. The Guardian. Retrieved November 7, 2018, from https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/oct/08/climate-change-what-you-can-do-campaigning-installing-insulation-solar-panels

Watts, J. (2018, October 13). We have 12 years to limit climate change catastrophe, warns UN. The Guardian. Retrieved November 7, 2018, from https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/oct/08/global-warming-must-not-exceed-15c-warns-landmark-un-report

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