Audio – Is a 2 degree global temperature rise too generous?

October 3, 2007

Rajendra Pachauri, head of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)Governments may need to impose tougher curbs on climate change than the most stringent now under consideration to help safeguard the planet, the head of the U.N. climate panel told Reuters on Wednesday.

“People are actually questioning whether the 2 degree Celsius benchmark is safe enough,” Rajendra Pachauri, head of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), said during the Reuters Global Environment Summit.

Click below to hear an excerpt from his interview.

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