Reframing the climate change challenge in light of post-2000 emission trends

@article{Anderson2008ReframingTC,
  title={Reframing the climate change challenge in light of post-2000 emission trends},
  author={K. Anderson and A. Bows},
  journal={Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences},
  year={2008},
  volume={366},
  pages={3863 - 3882}
}
  • K. Anderson, A. Bows
  • Published 2008
  • Geography, Medicine, Physics
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences
  • The 2007 Bali conference heard repeated calls for reductions in global greenhouse gas emissions of 50 per cent by 2050 to avoid exceeding the 2°C threshold. While such endpoint targets dominate the policy agenda, they do not, in isolation, have a scientific basis and are likely to lead to dangerously misguided policies. To be scientifically credible, policy must be informed by an understanding of cumulative emissions and associated emission pathways. This analysis considers the implications of… CONTINUE READING
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