Global emissions gap could still be 12 billion tonnes in 2030: U.N

November 6, 2015 9:07 AM

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Global emissions gap could still be 12 billion tonnes in 2030: U.N

LONDONGreenhouse gas emissions in 2030 could still be up to 12 billion tonnes more than the level needed to keep global warming within 2 degrees Celsius this century, a United Nations report estimated on Friday.

The sixth annual U.N. Environment Programme (UNEP) report analyzed the impact of countries' climate policies and emissions pledges ahead of a global climate deal to be signed in Paris next month and whether they are enough to limit global temperature increases to within 2 degrees C this century.

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