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AVOID 1: AVOID results for a pre-COP-16 briefing at Cancun

A summary of the AVOID programme and relevant findings for the C0P 16 conference.

Key points:

There is uncertainty in the size of the 2020 emission pledges.
For the most optimistic interpretation (around 48-49 GtCO2e) it is just about possible to limit warming to <2°C […]


AVOID 1: AVOID UK-USA Workshop on Avoiding Dangerous Climate Change

14-16 September 2010 
American Geophysical Union (AGU), Washington DC


The UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) Science and Innovation Network, and the US National Centre for Atmospheric Research (NCAR […]

AVOID 1: The AVOID Programme and Climate Change Scenarios

A presentation giving a summary of the AVOID 1 programme’s  emissions pathway results, including:

How is a 2°C target defined?
It is possible to limit warming to 2°C but challenging to do so. Early action maximizes chance of achieving this.
There is some limited flexibility […]

AVOID 1: Risks of dangerous climate change

August 14, 2010

In 2007, the IPCC Fourth Assessment Report (AR4) presented an authoritative overview of the science, effects and mitigation of climate change. Recently, Met Office Hadley Centre and AVOID programme scientists have conducted new research to better understand potentially ‘dangerous’ climate change and inform the global debate on what […]


AVOID 1: The economic costs of mitigation: Results from Year 1 of the AVOID programme

August 9, 2010

This report describes the results of the economic costs of mitigation from research conducted in the first year of the AVOID programme. It should be read along with the AVOID reports Costs of different paths toward a low carbon world (AV/WS2/D1/R4).

Key outcomes / non-technical […]

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