Steve Easterbrook has an excellent, accessible summary of the IPCC AR5 summary document. (Odd that such a thing should be needed, but this is a good one). The comments are interesting too.
William (Stoat) is quibbling with the “science says something about policy” angle. It’s an interesting and not unimportant sideshow. The main act, though, shows that if we believe in the 2 C target, we can no longer comfortably avoid a carbon negative global commons.
Let’s be clear. This means that ANY COMBINATION OF
- nuclear power
is as of now inadequate under any economically realistic scenario.
I don’t think anybody ought to be surprised. When we said Copenhagen was the last chance to avoid 2 C, we were not exaggerating.