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World must remove 1 billion tonnes CO2 by 2025 to meet climate goal: Report

Projects in development will remove only a fraction of the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) from the air that needs extracting by 2025 to meet the global Paris climate target

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Climate Change | Paris climate agreement | Carbon emissions

Reuters  |  LONDON 

By Susanna Twidale LONDON (Reuters) - Projects in development will remove only a fraction of the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) from the air that needs extracting by 2025 to meet the global Paris climate target and avert catastrophic warming, a report said on Wednesday. More than 190 countries have signed the Paris agreement designed to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius, but even with pledges of big reductions in emissions many scientists believe removal technologies will be needed to meet the goal. "Without action to deliver 1 Gigatonne (Gt) of negative ...

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First Published: Wed, June 30 2021. 06:54 IST
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