Study Underscores Need For Tougher GHG Targets To Meet Paris Goal

February 9, 2021
New research is highlighting that the United States and other countries must significantly bolster their greenhouse gas reduction targets under the Paris Agreement to achieve the deal’s long-term temperature aspirations given findings that most major economies are off track in meeting even their current goals. To have an “even chance” of meeting the agreement’s goal of keeping warming “well below” 2 degrees Celsius, “the average rate of decline in emissions would need to increase from the 1 percent per year...

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