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United Nations: Countries’ pledges to cut emissions are far too meager to halt climate change

Pledges made by so far by countries around the globe to cut greenhouse gas emissions fall strikingly short of the profound changes necessary to avoid the most catastrophic impacts of climate change, the United Nations said Friday.
9 months ago|Geneva, Switzerland

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UN: Carbon-cutting pledges by countries nowhere near enough

The newest pledges by countries to cut greenhouse gas emissions are falling far short of what's needed to limit global warming to what the Paris climate accord seeks, a new United Nations report finds. Most countries — especially top carbon polluters China, United States and India — missed the Dec. 31 deadline for submitting official emission-cutting targets for November’s climate negotiations in Scotland. Friday’s report provides an incomplet…

9 months ago|Los Angeles, United States
Times of India
Times of IndiaR

Climate actions of 74 countries, EU far off Paris goal: UN body

The United Nations body on climate change on Friday released an initial synthesis report on updated climate actions of various countries, pointing out that their collective plans so far do not put the world on a path to save it from disastrous consequences of global warming.

9 months ago|Mumbai, India
The Guardian
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CO2 emissions: nations' pledges 'far away' from Paris target, says UN

Secretary general António Guterres says first assessment of promises amounts to ‘red alert for our planet’The first assessment of countries’ pledges to cut their greenhouse gas emissions in the next decade, a vital component of the Paris climate agreement, has found they are only a fraction of the effort needed to avoid climate breakdown.If all of the national pledges submitted so far were fulfilled, global emissions would be reduced by only 1% …

9 months ago|London, United Kingdom
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Countries' new carbon-cutting pledges are nowhere near enough, UN says

The newest pledges by countries to cut greenhouse gas emissions are falling far short of what's needed to limit global warming to what the Paris climate accord seeks, a new United Nations report finds.

9 months ago|Canada
Reuters
ReutersC

Climate pledges for 2030 put world far off 1.5C goal, U.N. warns

Updated plans to reduce emissions, submitted so far by about 75 nations ahead of November's COP26 summit, barely make a dent in the huge cuts needed to meet global climate goals, the U.N. climate chief said on Friday, calling for redoubled efforts.

9 months ago|United Kingdom
USA Today
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Current emissions goals not enough to avoid 'global catastrophe,' UN data says

Current pledges by countries to cut greenhouse gas emissions are far short of what's needed to limit global warming, a United Nations report finds.

9 months ago|United States
Washington Times
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UN: Carbon-cutting pledges by countries nowhere near enough

The newest pledges by countries to cut greenhouse gas emissions are falling far short of what's needed to limit global warming to what the Paris climate accord seeks, a new United Nations report finds. So the U.N.’s climate chief is telling nations to go back and try harder.Most ...

9 months ago|Washington, United States
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UN: Carbon-cutting pledges by countries nowhere near enough

A new United Nations report finds that countries are not promising to do enough carbon-cutting to keep global warming from hitting dangerous levels

9 months ago|United States
The Star Kuala Lumpur
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Existing emissions pledges barely scratch climate targets, U.N. tally finds

LONDON (Reuters) - Pledges made so far under the 2015 Paris accord would deliver less than a 1% reduction in global greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 -- a fraction of the 45% cut needed to avert catastrophic climate change, according to a U.N. report published on Friday. Read full story

9 months ago|Malaysia
Hindustan Times
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Climate pledges for 2030 put world far off 1.5 degree Celcius goal, warns UN

A UN report summarising the revised climate action plans heating emissions said they would deliver a combined emissions reduction of only 0.5% from 2010 levels by 2030.

9 months ago|New Delhi, India
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