Watch our presentation and debate at the UNFCCC Conference of the Parties, COP24, hosted by Poland in December 2018.
How can we meet the 1.5°C target and what are the consequences if we don’t?
We invite COP24 attendees to attend our side event How can we meet the 1.5°C target and what are the consequences if we don’t? on Thursday 13 December, 16.00 – 17.30 in Vienna Room, EU Pavilion (Area E). Following our very popular UN side event today on high-end climate change impacts (click here to view the […]
CONTRIBUTIONS OF THE HELIX PROJECT TO THE IPCC’S SPECIAL REPORT ON GLOBAL WARMING OF 1.5C
HELIX supported the production of the IPCC Special Report on 1.5°C in several important ways. 1. The decision by the IPCC to go ahead with the report With the adoption of the Paris Agreement in 2015, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) invited the IPCC to provide a Special Report in 2018 on […]
Global flood risk could increase five-fold with a 4°C temperature rise
A new report looks at flood risk and economic damages under different global warming scenarios with temperature increases of 1.5, 2 and 4°C. It concludes that, if global temperatures rise by 4°C, the flood risk in countries representing more than 70% of the global population and global GDP will increase by more than 500%. The research is led […]