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Temperature limit too high to avoid climate change - study

By Reuters | Tue, 3 Dec 2013 22:00 PM
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* Govts agreed to limit warming to within 2 degrees C

* Threshold too high, climate extremes would be enhanced-study

By Nina Chestney

LONDON, Dec 3 (Reuters) - An internationally agreed target to limit rises in global average temperatures to within 2 degrees Celsius is around double the threshold that would avoid catastrophic climate change, a study by 18 eminent scientists said.

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