Don't panic: runaway global warming study 'very implausible'

16 November 2020

Climate researcher Dr Laura Revell of UC’s School of Physical and Chemical Sciences, has cast doubt on new, apocalyptic research that suggests we’ll miss our goal of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius saying, “It’s just one model and it’s a very simple model.”

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Revell discourages any panic about the new study’s predictions. “I don’t really buy into the doom and gloom from this study.”

She also disagrees with the idea that, past a certain point, climate action becomes useless. “Any positive action we take today will have a positive implication for us in the future… There’s never any point in giving up.”

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