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From Science to Policy: Achieving the SDGs in a 1.5°C Warmer World

Daniela Jacob as speaker in COP24 side event

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Daniela Jacob was speaking in this event presented by Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research (IAI), the German Committee Future Earth, the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the UN Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC).

Daniela Jacob COP24 Side Evnet IISD

Daniela Jacob, IPCC, said every increase in temperature counts, and affects all aspects of life © IISD

The event focused on the impacts of limiting global warming to 1.5°C, and the avoided risks on ecosystems and human wellbeing compared to a 2°C scenario. The discussions highlighted cooperative actions required to communicate, mitigate, adapt and reduce risks, and how to finance climate resilient development. Panelists also addressed the outcomes of the IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 ºC (SR15) and the upcoming UN Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR), set to be released in 2019.

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