Global temperature is likely to rise by more than 1.5C above pre-industrial levels by 2040
So sayeth the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report.
concluding that it is “more likely than not” that the global temperature increase will hit 1.5C by 2040. Current temperatures globally are, on average, 1.1C above pre-industrial temperatures.
Global temperatures were likely to top 1.5C above pre-industrial levels in the next two decades
Within the next two decades, temperatures are likely to rise by more than 1.5C above pre-industrial levels, breaching the ambition of the 2015 Paris climate agreement, and bringing widespread devastation and extreme weather.