Many governments have set a goal for limiting climate change: two degrees by the end of the century, and no more. However, most projections show we’re lagging badly. Unless we accelerate a transition to renewables and nuclear, we’re going to shoot right past that 2°C limit. But even as the hand-wringing about missed targets and bad trajectories has increased, it’s been relatively rare to see a detailed analysis of the potential consequence. The World Bank has now stepped into that breach.