Sticking to lower 1.5C warming limit would protect world economy – UN

Published 9:00 am
November 16, 2016

Sticking to lower 1.5C warming limit would protect world economy – UN

Thomson Reuters Foundation
By Megan Rowling

Limiting global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius, a goal of the Paris Agreement on climate change, would avoid economic losses by 2050 of $12 trillion, or around 10 percent of the world’s GDP, compared to staying on the current track of at least 3 degrees of warming, the U.N. Development Programme said on Wednesday…

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