Amongst the numerous crises the world is currently facing, the global biodiversity loss crisis—also called the nature crisis—is a significant one.
How is climate change impacting coral reefs, and is the outlook for reefs significantly better if we achieve the targets set by the Paris Agreement?
The summary for policymakers report says that ‘climate-related risks for natural and human systems are higher for global warming of 1.5°C than at present but lower than at 2°C.
Sub-Saharan Africa is undoubtedly the most important frontier for climate change mitigation and adaptation. More than 620 million people, two-thirds of the population, lack access to electricity. Electrifying sub-Saharan Africa using existing energy mix jeopardizes the goal of limiting warming below two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels reiterated in the Paris...