Key messages, reports and videos from the 1.5 Degrees International Conference available online
The summary of key messages and full reports from the 1.5 Degrees conference which was held between 20-22 September 2016 in Oxford have now been published.
Conference conclusions on the following topics can be read separately:
- Sensitivity of the earth system
- regional and human impacts of 1.5⁰C
- mitigation pathways and technology options
- financing 1.5°C;
- adaptation, governance, and societal & development implications of the Paris agreement.
These can be found here.
In addition, all talks from the 1.5 Degrees International Conference are online. You can watch the public launch here: The Paris climate deal: origins, ambitions and implications and browse the 1.5 Degrees video playlist from the conference as well.
While some of the food system challenges facing humanity are local, in an interconnected world, adopting a global perspective is essential. Many environmental issues, such as climate change, need supranational commitments and action to be addressed effectively. Due to ever increasing global trade flows, prices of commodities are connected through space; a drought in Romania may thus increase the price of wheat in Zimbabwe.
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