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IPCC's 'final' warning: Current goals not enough to limit global warming

UN panel flags financial constraints in energy transition

Photo: Bloomberg

Photo: Bloomberg

Shreya Jai New Delhi
As it bows out, the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has issued its final warning: Climate efforts by nations are not enough in limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius (°C) above pre-industrial levels, and it is becoming harder to contain the average temperature rise below 2°C.

There is hardly any scientific scenario in which the world can avoid warming, compound heatwaves, droughts, and sea-level rise across regions during this decade, it said in its latest Synthesis Report.

The Synthesis Report aimed at policymakers was released on Monday. It is the final summary under the sixth assessment cycle of

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First Published: Mar 20 2023 | 7:09 PM IST

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