Aiming at 2 Degrees

Almost all of the debate about the mitigation of global warming is circulating around aiming at a certain maximal temperature increase goal, beyond which we don’t want to come. For the time being, it is mostly 2° C (the Copenhagen Accord names this goal, too). But perhaps sticking to a concrete temperature goal is what we are doing wrong? That’s the question asked by a member of the German think tank SWP. Continue reading