This is why limiting global warming to 1.5°C is crucial

An increase of just half a degree can have dire consequences for our planet. Image: REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Rachel Warren

Professor of Global Change, University of East Anglia

Sally Brown

Scientist, Bournemouth University

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A great many risks amplify between 1.5 and 2 degrees of warming.
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Polar bears depend on Arctic sea ice.
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