UN: Global Warming Outpaces Efforts to Slow It
|11/27/2018||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Humanity is falling further behind in the race against climate change, with the gap between greenhouse gas emissions and levels needed to achieve the Paris climate treaty temperature goals continuing to widen, the UN said Tuesday.
With only a single degree Celsius of warming so far, the world has seen a crescendo of deadly wildfires, heatwaves and hurricanes.
On current trends, temperatures are on track to rise roughly 4C by the century’s end, a scenario that would tear at the fabric of civilization, scientists say.
To cap global warming at two degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit), national carbon-cutting pledges annexed to the 2015 read more >>>