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Is the 1.5 degree climate target realistic - and does it matter?

The threat to our world comes not only from tyrants and their tanks. The danger of global warming is as yet unseen, but real enough for us to make changes and sacrifices, so that we do not live at the expense of future generations.” On November 6, 1990, Margaret Thatcher gave this speech at the second World Climate Conference in Geneva, comparing the threat of global warming with the escalating Gulf War.

November 4, 2022