Special issue on transformations and the 1.5°C target

Special Issue with 20 cutting-edge review articles providing insight on ways to bend emission curves, protect societies from climate impacts, and ensure well adapted and thriving societies. 

This Special Issue of the journal Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability (COSUST) contains cutting-edge review articles on themes relating to the 1.5°C climate change target and social transformation. 

The articles represent a large and integrated knowledge base from the natural and social sciences,humanities and the arts. More than 100 world leading researchers have contributed to this special issue with articles focusing on social, political and cultural transformations and the implications for mitigation and adaptation aspects of a 1.5°C increase in global temperature. 

One of the key purposes of the special issue is to directly support the assessment process for the IPCC’s Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C with literature specific to this climate target.

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Guest editors in this Special Issue is Bronwyn Hayward  (University of Canterbury) and Linda Sygna (AdaptationCONNECTS, University of Oslo).

Special Issue: Sustainability Governance and Transformation 2018
Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability (COSUST)
Edited by Bronwyn Hayward and Linda Sygna
Volume 31, Pages 1-160 (April 2018)
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