What does a 1.5 degree rise mean for the UK?

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has predicted unprecedented climate changes with rising global temperatures, ENDS looks at what this means for the UK

People affected by river flooding with an additional 1.5°C warming will approximately double, according to the Met Office

The window to limit world temperatures to under 1.5°C and avoid the worst effects of climate change could close within the next 12 years, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), warned earlier this month.

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