The world has already warmed by about 1.1°C, and studies suggest temperatures could cross 1.5°C within a decade. World leaders, activists and some scientists say the 1.5°C target is still feasible—barely, but at least it is technically possible. Is the 1.5°C Paris Agreement goal already lost? How important is it to hold on to it?
Senior Research Scientist, MIT Energy Initiative and Deputy Director of the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change
Center on Global Energy Policy, Columbia University
Senior Research Scholar and the Director of Research
S&P Global Commodity Insights
Head of Energy Transition
Woodwell Climate Research Center
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