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The political challenge of achieving transformations to 1.5ºC – the role of social justice

Limiting global warming and preventing irreversible climate change will depend on transforming our societies, and there is an urgent need to make social transformation more politically feasible.

This Knowledge Brief assesses the role of social justice as an organizing principle to enhance the political feasibility of a dramatic decarbonization trajectory. It is based on the article by Patterson et. al. Political feasibility of 1.5ºC societal transformation: the role of social justice, Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, Vol. 31, pp. 1–9.


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