Science vs Society: 2° Celsius Debate
Over the past 20 years there have been legally binding climate change deals, the Kyoto Protocol and The Paris Agreement of 2015. These and other international climate negotiations seek to limit warming to an average of two degrees Celsius (2°C). This objective is justified by the claim that scientists have identified two degrees of warming as the point at which climate change becomes dangerous. However there are voices in the community and in society that suggest that the actual temperature restriction should be lowered to 1.5°C.
In this video we look at the debate on changing climate and what temperature constitutes an acceptable level of climate risk.
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