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Can’t Cut Fast Enough

Current greenhouse-gas pledges aren’t enough to limit temperature gains

Government negotiators started a 23rd round of talks on reducing carbon dioxide emissions Monday. Discussions about stricter limitations, however, won’t start for another year. The delay matters, because pledged goals are insufficient to meet the 2015 Paris Agreement target of limiting the rise in average global temperatures to “well below” 2 degrees Celsius, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance.

 

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