Study: Delaying climate action will drive up cost of meeting 1.5C goal

Michael Holder
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Study: Delaying climate action will drive up cost of meeting 1.5C goal

UK academic paper argues cost-benefit analysis remains challenging, but delaying emissions reductions only drives up cost of meeting Paris goals

Limiting global warming to 1.5C by the end of the century could soon become too expensive to justify despite the benefits of such action, according to a new analysis today by a group of UK academics...

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