Extended Data Table 3 Probability that limiting global warming to 1.5 °C will generate different levels of benefits relative to 2.0 °C warming, under different discounting schemes

From: Large potential reduction in economic damages under UN mitigation targets

  1. Benefits are in terms of cumulative change in global GDP by the end of the century (RCP2.6). Discounting schemes are: uniform schemes37, Weitzman31, Nordhaus32, Newell and Pizer35, Groom36 and Stern30).