CARBON EMISSIONS IN THE INDUSTRIAL AGE
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Climate change impacts and responses are closely linked to sustainable development which balances social well-being, economic prosperity and environmental protection. The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), adopted in 2015, provide an established framework for assessing the links between global warming of 1.5°C or 2°C and development goals that include poverty eradication, reducing inequalities, and climate action.”
IPCC, 2018: Summary for Policymakers. In: Global warming of 1.5°C. An IPCC Special Report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways in the context of strengthening the global response to the threat of climate change, sustainable development, and efforts to eradicate poverty. [V.Masson-Delmotte, P.Zhai, H.O. Portner, D. Roberts, J. Skea, P.R. Shukla, A.Pirani, W. Moufouma-Okia, C. Pean, R. Pidcock, S.Connors, J.B.R. Matthews, Y. Chen, X. Zhou, M.I. Gomis, E. Lonnoy, T. Maycock, M. Signor, T. Waterfield (eds.)] World Meterological Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, 32pp.