A Significant Difference: 1.5 °C versus 2.0°C in the Climate Change Battle

By Susanna De Beauville-Scott, Department of Sustainable Development

This article was originally published in The Voice Saint Lucia on September 29, 2017. THE difference between 1.5 degrees centigrade (°C) above pre-industrial levels and 2°C above preindustrial levels may come across as insignificant in terms of the mathematics. However, in reality, the difference of 0.5 degrees can be the difference between life and death […]

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