Urgent Change Needed to Avoid Climate Catastrophe Warns UN Report


The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released their report urging significant and transformative change to occur if the global temperatures are to be kept below 1.5°C.

The report released in South Korea was commissioned at the 2016 Paris Climate Summit where states agreed to keeping global temperatures below 1.5°C. To meet this target global emissions would have to at zero by 2050 at the latest. The report claims that at current emission levels global temperatures would rise 3°C on pre-industrial temperatures, far beyond the Paris target.


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