Climate Change and the IPCC Special Report 2018

“In 2015, the world’s governments assembled COP21 approved the Paris Agreement on climate change. Part of that agreement contained a request to the scientific community to prepare a special report on 1.5°C global warming

This report is unprecedented because multiple scientific communities are providing new approaches and new knowledge, and because there is so much new literature. The first order draft of our report cites 3,000 papers, including 2,000 either published or submitted since the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report (AR5); the second order draft cites 5,000 papers.” From…

“There’s no doubt that this…is the most significant warning about the impact of climate change in 20 years.” From…

“In a major report…the UN’s climate science body found limiting warming to 1.5C, compared to 2C, would spare a vast sweep of people and life on earth from devastating impacts.

To hold warming to this limit, the scientists said unequivocally that carbon pollution must fall to ‘net zero’ in around three decades: a huge and immediate transformation, for which governments have shown little inclination so far.

The next few years are probably the most important in our history,’ said Debra Roberts, co-chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) research into the impacts of warming.” From…

IPCC Special Report, 8 Oct. 2018

One Key Takeaway from Report (Guardian article)

IPCC (Wikipedia)

Climate Strikes Held Around the World, March 2019 (Guardian article)

Extinction Rebellion, April 15-22 (beginning same day as Notre Dame burned)

ER on April 15 Begins in Over 80 Cities Across at Least 33 Countries

The Great Global Warming Swindle (Documentary)

Climate Change = Sunday Law (Short Video)

D.C. Evangelism in Fall 2015 (Interview, Don Frost)