Governments falling woefully short of Paris climate pledges, study finds

Wed, 15 Sep 2021 16:16:46 GMT 5

Governments falling woefully short of Paris climate pledges, study finds


In a sobering reality check ahead of the Cop26 meeting, analysis shows world is on track for 3C temperature increase if present trends continue

Every one of the world’s leading economies, including all the countries that make up the G20, is failing to meet commitments made at the landmark Paris agreement in order to stave off climate catastrophe, a damning new analysis has found.

Less than two months before crucial United Nations climate talks take place in Scotland, none of the largest greenhouse gas emitting countries have made sufficient plans to lower pollution to meet what they agreed to in the 2015 Paris climate accord.

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