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WEF 2022: 'Net-zero by 2050' commitment clearly visible in Davos

The energy security crisis since Russia's invasion of Ukraine must not lead to a deeper dependence on fossil fuels, International Energy chief Fatih Birol said on Monday at WEF

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Pranjal Sharma Davos
As Davos turned green literally, WEF's commitment to "net-zero" by 2050 became visible with the use of colourful hybrid shuttles to transfer the leaders of society between conference venues. The UN has urged the world to reduce carbon emissions to as close to zero as possible so what remains are either absorbed naturally or balanced by carbon removals to mitigate the climate crisis and keel global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre industrial levels.

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First Published: May 23 2022 | 6:42 PM IST

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