World’s 2C target a distant dream as emissions set to surpass limit by 13 Gt, UN says

Published 11:36 on October 31, 2017  /  Last updated at 22:15 on October 31, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, China, EMEA, International  /  No Comments

The world is far off course to reaching its goal of limiting global temperature rise to 2C, as global emissions are set be 11-13.5 billion tonnes higher in 2030 than required to meet the target, the UN said Tuesday.

The world is far off course to reaching its goal of limiting global temperature rise to 2C, as global emissions are set be 11-13.5 billion tonnes higher in 2030 than required to meet the target, the UN said Tuesday.

A Carbon Pulse subscription is required to read this content. Subscribe today to access our unrivalled news and intelligence, as well as our premium content including all job listings. Click here for details.

We offer a FREE TRIAL of our subscription service and it only takes a minute to register. If you already have a Carbon Pulse account, login here.

Comment