The geographical distribution of fossil fuels unused when limiting global warming to 2 °C

  title={The geographical distribution of fossil fuels unused when limiting global warming to 2 °C},
  author={Christophe Mcglade and Paul Ekins},
Policy makers have generally agreed that the average global temperature rise caused by greenhouse gas emissions should not exceed 2 °C above the average global temperature of pre-industrial times. It has been estimated that to have at least a 50 per cent chance of keeping warming below 2 °C throughout the twenty-first century, the cumulative carbon emissions between 2011 and 2050 need to be limited to around 1,100 gigatonnes of carbon dioxide (Gt CO2). However, the greenhouse gas emissions… Expand
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