Emissions Pledges From China, U.S. And Europe Will Slow Rate Of Global Warming, Study Finds

December 8, 2014 4:37 PM

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LIMA, Dec 8 (Reuters) - Recent pledges by China, the United States and the European Union to limit greenhouse gas emissions will slow the rate of global warming this century, a study by climate scientists showed on Monday.

But the study, released during U.N. talks on a climate deal in Lima, said temperatures were still on track to breach a promise by almost 200 nations to limit global warming to 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 Fahrenheit) to avert more heat waves, floods and rising sea levels.

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