On October 8, 2018, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (UN IPCC) approved its latest report at its meeting in Incheon, South Korea. The report states that human activity has already been responsible for 1 degree Celsius of global warming, and if we continue as we have, we’ll heat up the planet another 2 degrees Celsius. Even at the 1.5 degree Celsius target set in the Paris Accords, the warming earth will have dire repercussions to the ecology of the planet, human safety and public health. Joining us now by phone is Dietram Scheufele, Professor from the Department of Life Sciences Communication.
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