Photo Credit: MCC Thomas Koehler   In October, the IPCC – that under the auspices of the United Nations studies the effects of climate change – published a special Report deemed of utmost importance. On the one hand, because the Special Report “SR15” reminds us that keeping global warming within 1.5 °C – the highest ambition of the signatory countries to the 2015 Paris Agreement – is still achievable; and on the other because it confronts all adhering governments with the fact that if this target is exceeded, consequences for humans and ecosystems alike, should even half a degree average temperature increase occur, will be very serious indeed. So far, the actions that have been implemented will lead us to a 3.2 °C warming by 2100: “By 2030, emi...