“Each degree matters, each year matters, and each decision matters: not acting today is adding to the burden of the next generations […]. Limiting global warming to 1.5°C is not impossible but requires strong and immediate policies.”
Valérie Masson-Delmotte, Co-Chair of Working Group I of the IPCC (8th of october 2018 – french Senate intervention)

Summary for teachers based on the IPCC Special Report “Global Warming of 1.5°C”

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Lydie Lescarmontier (Office for Climate Education, France)

Authors (in alphabetical order)

Eric Guilyardi (IPSL, France), Lydie Lescarmontier (OCE, France), Robin Matthews (IPCC Working Group I, France), Sakina Pen Point (OCE, France), Anwar Bhai Rumjaun (Mauritius Institute of Education, Mauritius), Jenny Schlüpmann (Freie Universität Berlin, Germany), David Wilgenbus (OCE, France)

Copy editors (in alphabetical order)

Badin Borde (Siemens Stiftung, Germany), Raphaëlle Kounkou-Arnaud (Météo-France, France), Maria A. Martin (Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Germany), Christine Niewöhner (Siemens Stiftung, Germany), Vincent Viguié (CIRED, France)


Technical Support Unit of IPCC Working Group I for provision of background information