Pledges not enough to meet 2°C target
Emissions reduction pledges made ahead of the Paris summit will fail to keep global temperature rise below the 2ºC level scientists believe is necessary to avoid dangerous climate change, according to a study.The research, which updates earlier estimates, assessed the intended national determined contributions (INDCs) that 46 countries had submitted to the UNFCCC by 20 July 2015. These include China, the 2
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