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Adequacy and Feasibility of 1.5° long-term global limit

Scientific assessments have shown that impacts are projected to worsen significantly above a global warming of 1.5°, or 2°C from pre-industrial levels. Such assessments have contributed to the adoption of 2°C as a global goal during the climate talks in Copenhagen in 2009. In Cancun in 2010 Climate Convention Parties agreed to review the global goal with the perspective of strengthening this to 1.5°C.

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