How long before we face “dangerous” climate change?

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With the Paris conference coming up, Gareth is doing a series of Whiteboard Fridays on climate change. A couple of weeks ago Gareth looked at the latest science, illustrating why it is getting more certain that human-created climate change is underway, and that the resulting sea level rise could be worse than originally predicted. This week he looks at how far away we are from “dangerous” warming – defined as 2 degrees.

How long before we face “dangerous” climate change? was last modified: December 15th, 2015 by Gareth Morgan
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Gareth Morgan is a New Zealand economist and commentator on public policy who in previous lives has been in business as an economic consultant, funds manager, and professional company director. He is also a motorcycle adventurer and philanthropist. Gareth and his wife Joanne have a charitable foundation, the Morgan Foundation, which has three main stands of philanthropic endeavour – public interest research, conservation and social investment.