Piers will be examining the feasibility of the 1.5°C target set by the Paris Agreement within the context of how much warming has already occurred and how much future warming we are committed to. The analysis employs different disciplinary interpretations to explore possible future rates of decarbonisation.
Piers Forster is the Director of the Priestley Centre and Professor of Physical Climate Change at the University of Leeds. Piers is a Royal Society Wolfson Merit Award holder and leads the Physical Climate Change Group in the School of Earth and Environment. Piers’ research interests are centered around climate change and radiative forcing, climate modelling, climate change impact and adaptation. Piers Forster on Google Scholar.