RT For those who argue that RCP8.5 is impossible, here is a figure showing how cumulative emissions by 2100 change with the year in which emissions start reducing (assuming a 3% per year reduction after that year).


Those who argue that RCP8.5 is impossible are not arguing in good faith, and there’s no chart or evidence that will make a difference to them. Time and effort answering their claims is wasted - and that’s their goal.

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