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Avoiding Dangerous Climate Change: Achieving 2°C – COP 21 side-event

November 20, 2015

Weds 9 December 2015 | 09:15 -10:45 | COP21 OECD Pavilion

Join our team of experts to hear their analysis of the INDCs’ contribution to avoiding the impacts of climate change this century, and how feasible it will be to limit warming to 2ºC.

Climate change: assessing the risks

July 13, 2015

by Dan Bernie, Met Office

In late 2014 AVOID 2 was asked to perform some calculations for a project on risk for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the UK Government. These looked at the future temperature response and the impact of additional earth system processes, such as […]

Exploring climate impacts at high latitudes – An AVOID 2 workshop in Russia

March 19, 2015

Representatives from the AVOID 2 programme had a very successful meeting with colleagues from Roshydromet, the Russian Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring, in Russia on 19 March to discuss the risks, impacts and costs associated with climate change, together with the options for adaptation and mitigation […]

Lima sunset

COP 20 – another few steps along the road

December 18, 2014

by Jason Lowe (AVOID 2 Chief Scientist)

As the sun sets on another COP it is useful to reflect on the scientific evidence that will be needed to inform decisions in the lead up to the Paris COP in 2015, when the world is aiming for […]


European Commission Road to Lima workshop, Brussels

November 19, 2014

by Jason Lowe (AVOID 2 Chief Scientist) and Ajay Gambhir (AVOID Lead Scientist on rates of decarbonisation)  

On Tuesday 18th November we participated in a workshop convened by the European Commission’s DG Climate Action division, to discuss the latest research and emerging results on global […]