Copenhagen agreement could give us a ’50-50 chance’ of avoiding global warming of more than 2˚C, says Nicholas Stern

Posted 1 Dec 2009 in

Speaking ahead of a major speech about the prospects for the Copenhagen meeting, Lord Stern… said: “It is possible to create a 50-50 chance of avoiding a rise in global average temperature of more than 2˚C, which many scientists regard as the threshold for ‘dangerous’ climate change. To do this we need to halt and reverse the growth of annual emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases…” read more »

The rich, the poor and the planet

Posted 1 Dec 2009 in

As climate talks approach a climax in Copenhagen, Nicholas Stern calls for decisive action to tackle the twin challenges of climate change and world poverty.