The Islamic State, the conflict in Ukraine, migration flows to Europe and the status of women in India. These are all challenging issues in world politics that dominate newspapers. In this series of lectures experts will provide a broad perspective and qualified background information on these global challenges. Each first Wednesday of the month a new present-day issue takes centre stage in this series.
In this presentation Roderik van de Wal will explain the scientific background of the two-degree limit on global warming that was agreed upon in Paris in 2015.