Emissions pledges fail to achieve 2ºC limit

5th May 2015


National emissions reductions pledged so far ahead of the climate summit in Paris will fail to stop global temperatures from rising more than 2ºC, according to analysis led by Lord Nicholas Stern.

The researchers calculated likely 2030 CO2-equivalent emissions from the EU, US and China based their submissions to the UNFCCC. Depending on when China’s annual greenhouse-gas emissions peak, these w

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