IPCC Special Report: Global Warming of 1.5 ºC - Chapter 1 Framing and context

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Myles Allen (UK)
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Opha Pauline Dube (Botswana), William Solecki (USA)

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Date of publication: 
October, 2018
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Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
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This chapter frames the context, knowledge-base and assessment approaches used to understand the impacts of 1.5°C global warming above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways, building on the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report (AR5), in the context of strengthening the global response to the threat of climate change, sustainable development and efforts to eradicate poverty.

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Climate Change IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Global Warming Adaptation Mitigation
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Myles Allen
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Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
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M. R. Allen, O. P. Dube, W. Solecki, F. Aragon–Durand, W. Cramer, S. Humphreys, M. Kainuma, J. Kala, N. Mahowald, Y. Mulugetta, R. Perez, M. Wairiu, K. Zickfeld, 2018, Framing and Context. In: Global warming of 1.5°C. An IPCC Special Report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways, in the context of strengthening the global response to the threat of climate change, sustainable development, and efforts to eradicate poverty [V. Masson-Delmotte, P. Zhai, H. O. Portner, D. Roberts, J. Skea, P.R. Shukla, A. Pirani, W. Moufouma-Okia, C. Pean, R. Pidcock, S. Connors, J. B. R. Matthews, Y. Chen, X. Zhou, M. I. Gomis, E.  onnoy, T. Maycock, M. Tignor, T. Waterfield (eds.)]. In Press.

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