Nature: IPCC’s starkest message yet: extreme steps needed to avert climate disaster

by Jeff Tollefson IN: Nature

„Radical emissions cuts combined with some atmospheric carbon removal are the only hope to limit global warming to 1.5 °C, scientists warn.“ Some key points of the recent IPCC reports are mentioned and statements of e.g. Inger Andersen, executive director of the UN Environment Programme, as well as of Oliver Geden, a social scientist with the German Institute for International and Security Affairs in Berlin, a lead author on the report, are given.