Net-zero targets could limit global warming to 2.1C
Global warming could be limited to 2.1C above pre-industrial levels if national governments all meet their 2050 net-zero emission targets, bringing the goals of the Paris Agreement within reach.That is according to new scientific analysis by Climate Action Tracker (CAT), which modelled the potential outcomes of emission commitments from China and US president-elect Joe Biden. However, desp
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Limiting global warming to 2°C above pre-industrial levels is now possible if all nations honour the climate pledges made at the Glasgow COP26 conference last year, a new study has found.
Dr Barbara Buchner, global managing director of Climate Policy Initiative, tells Chris Seekings about the urgent need to raise climate finance for developing nations, and how far we are from the US$100bn goal