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RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH THE REASONS FOR CONCERNS (RFCs)

As a way of organising and communicating the many risks of climate change, the IPCC has developed a framework which groups global risks into five key Reasons for Concerns (RFCs). RFC1 (Unique and threatened ecosystems) includes mountain ecosystems. As shown in this graphic, a global temperature increase of 1.5oC will lead to severe and widespread impacts on unique and threatened ecosystems; warming of 2oC or more will lead to a very high risk of severe impacts.

Year: 2018

From collection: Mountain Adaptation Outlook Series – Synthesis Report Graphics

Cartographer: Hisham Ashkar

Tags: Graphic Himalaya

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