Dr. Kevin Anderson is Deputy Director of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research at University of Manchester (UK). In this brutally honest video, he tells us why the world is almost certainly not going to hold global average temperature rise to 2 degrees Celsius (2C, or 3.6 Fahrenheit). Indeed, he argues that if we try really hard we might hold it to 3C (5.4F) but more likely we'll see "really catastrophic" 4C (7F) or more by the end of this century. What's at stake is civilization itself.

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