Emissions scenarios and climate change (A)

Svalbard wilderness

An updated view of tipping points and the relevance for long-term climate goals (A5)

While some aspects of climate change can be viewed as becoming proportionately larger with increasing forcings, other aspects may feature more complex, nonlinear behaviour. This can include abrupt and/or irreversible change, which may be associated with key thresholds. Such behaviour must be considered differently in assessments of […]

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Future temperature responses based on IPCC and other existing emissions scenarios (A1)

This study re-analysed emissions data produced for the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report. It presents the spread in emissions from this dataset at 2020, 2030 and 2050 compatible with warming limits of 1.5 °C up to 4 °C. Confidence is provided in the modelling system by comparison […]

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