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Projected warming from Paris pledges drops to 2.4 degrees after US Summit: analysis

May 4, 2021 – Government announcements of new climate targets have brought down projected end of century warming by 0.2 degrees C, with the projected warming from Paris Agreement pledges now at 2.4˚C, according to new analysis released today by the Climate Action Tracker (CAT). The projected warming from the “optimistic scenario” assuming full implementation […]

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Biden’s election could bring a tipping point, putting 1.5 degree limit “within striking distance”

November 7, 2020 – If President-elect Joe Biden goes ahead with his net-zero emissions pledge by 2050 for the US, this could shave 0.1 degree C off global warming by 2100, according to the Climate Action Tracker. Coupled with China’s pledge to bring emissions to net-zero before 2060, and the EU, Japan and South Korea’s […]