In our last post, the term ‘Emissions Gap’ was introduced. For more background information on this term, click here.
Recently, The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) released its annual Emissions Gap Report. It’s stated that Earth is set to warm 3.2 C by 2100 unless efforts to cut emissions are tripled. Find the story here to see how G20 countries currently plan to reduce emissions (that must be tripled) vs. current levels, in other words, the Emissions Gap.
Hello! And welcome to the new Awareness of Climate Change through education and research (ACER) website. We will be using this site to showcase the work we do at Vancouver Island University (VIU) and bring exposure to some of the current news surrounding conservation and climate change.
To begin things, here’s an article on rising temperatures in Australia.