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Paris pledges insufficient to meet 2°C climate change objective

Climate Change

While the implementation of the Paris climate agreement marks a break from historic emission trends, greater efforts are needed to limit global warming to 2°C.


The Paris pledges appear to account for only half of the emission reduction needed in 2030 to keep global warming below 2°C over the long run.


However, this goal can be reached with additional mitigation policies, and can be compatible with continued global economic growth, according to a Joint Research Center of the European Commission modelling exercise.




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(Source European Commission)

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