Published on Sep 29, 2016
Carbon Brief asked attendees of the 1.5 degrees conference in Oxford about the feasibility of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5C.
- Prof Pete Smith, chair in plant & soil science at the Institute of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Aberdeen
- Prof Kevin Anderson, deputy Director of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research
- Dr Valérie Masson-Delmotte, senior scientist at the Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l’Environnement and co-chair of IPCC Working Group I
- Dr Joeri Rogelj, research scholar at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
- Prof Michael Oppenheimer – professor of geosciences and international affairs, Princeton University
- Dr Stephen Cornelius – Chief advisor on climate change, WWF-UK
- Prof Saiful Islam – professor of hydrology and climate change, Bangladesh University
- Achim Steiner – director of the Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford
- Simon Bullock – senior campaigner at Friends of the Earth
- Prof Myles Allen – professor of geosystem science at the Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford
- Dr Emily Shuckburgh – head of open oceans, British Antarctic Survey
- Prof Piers Forster – Director of the Priestley International Centre for Climate, University of Leeds
These are all firmly entrenched in current cultural paradigm so I believe them all to be cautiously self-censoring.