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Climate Envoys Urged to Draft Plan B on Failure of Global Target

Climate policy makers must come up with a new global target to cap temperature gains because the current goal is no longer feasible, according to a German study.

Limiting the increase in temperature to 2 degrees Celsius since industrialization is unrealistic because emissions continue to rise and a new global climate deal won’t take effect until 2020, the German Institute for International and Security Affairs said.