World temp set for 2.7°C rise on current emission pledges

What is the news? Ahead of the scheduled ‘COP26‘ summit of ‘UNFCCC’,the annual emissions gap report has stated that Current commitments to cut greenhouse gas emissions put the planet on track for an average 2.7 degrees Celsius temperature rise this century. What are the findings of the report? – Target is to limit warming to… Continue reading World temp set for 2.7°C rise on current emission pledges

UNEP production gap report: Net-zero targets by countries are empty pledges without plans

What is the news? UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has recently released the Production Gap Report (PGR). The released document is the 3rd assessment of the production gap report. This report highlights the discrepancy between countries’ planned fossil fuel production levels and the global levels necessary to limit warming to 1.5°C. About the Production Gap Report… Continue reading UNEP production gap report: Net-zero targets by countries are empty pledges without plans