Biden victory could bring Paris goals 'within striking distance'
Joe Biden's election victory could be a tipping point that brings the Paris Agreement's 1.5ÀöC target “within striking distance“, an independent scientific analysis suggests.The findings from Climate Action Tracker (CAT) show that Biden's 2050 net-zero emissions pledge could shave up to 0.14°C off global warming by the end of the century. Coupled with China's pledge to b
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