Climate goals at risk, emissions by top emitters rebound: UN report

No credible pathway to restrict global warming to under 1.5 degrees Celsius, it says

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Nitin Kumar New Delhi
The world is falling short of climate change goals set in Paris in 2015 and currently there is no credible pathway to restrict global warming to under 1.5 degrees Celsius, said the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) on Thursday.

The agency's 'Emissions Gap Report 2022-The Closing Window' called for an urgent system-wide transformation to reduce greenhouse gases (GHG) by unprecedented levels in eight years. The report comes weeks ahead of the 27th session of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) scheduled from November 6 to 18 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.

The report said that despite a decision by all

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First Published: Oct 28 2022 | 11:55 AM IST

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