With the probability that global temperature rise can be kept below the 2°C target continuing to diminish, citizens as well as economic and political decision makers need to engage with knowledge about the likelihood and implications of severe future impacts, and the scale of mitigation required to avoid them, the likes of which few want to hear. This working paper reflects on the challenges and offers guidance for the way ahead.
University of East Anglia
Role at Tyndall
Since 2006 I have been involved in a number of EU- and national research council-funded projects. Currently I am UK partner in the Norwegian Research Council project Revising the National Renewables Policy Mix: the Role of State Aid and other EU policies.
From 2010 to 2013 I was a work package leader on the RESPONSES project (European responses to climate change: deep emissions reductions and mainstreaming of mitigation and adaptation).
From 2014 to 2015 I was co-leader of the Risk, Regulation and Governance work package of the EUTRACE (European Trans-discipliary Assessment of Climate Engineering) project
European and UK Climate Policy and Governance
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Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research ZICER, School of Environmental Sciences University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich NR4 7TJ United Kingdom