Earth ’ s Future The world ’ s biggest gamble

@inproceedings{Rockstrm2016EarthS,
  title={Earth ’ s Future The world ’ s biggest gamble},
  author={Johan Rockstr{\"o}m and Hans Joachim Schellnhuber and Brian Hoskins and Veerabhadran Ramanathan and Peter Schlosser and Guy Pierre Brasseur and Owen Gaffney and Carlos Nobre and Malte Meinshausen and Joeri Rogelj and A L Lucht},
  year={2016}
}
The scale of the decarbonisation challenge to meet the Paris Agreement is underplayed in the public arena. It will require precipitous emissions reductions within 40 years and a new carbon sink on the scale of the ocean sink. Even then, the world is extremely likely to overshoot. A catastrophic failure of policy, for example, waiting another decade for… CONTINUE READING