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Climate change: stormy weather ahead

21.03.2019

Professor Jim Skea is the Chair of Sustainable Energy at Imperial College London and Co-chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group III - the branch of the IPCC that looks at the actions that can be taken to reduce the rate of climate change.
In this lecture Jim discusses the goals and challenges to hold the increase in global average temperature to well below 2℃ above pre-industrial levels and pursuing efforts to limit the temperature increase to 1.5℃. He also explains the role of the UK Climate Commission in light of the New Zealand Government also seeking to establish an independent Climate Commission.
Introducing Jim is Ralph Sims CRSNZ, Professor of Sustainable Energy at Massey University.

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