Limited Progress Seen Even as More Nations Step Up on Climate

September 28, 2015 4:01 AM

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Limited Progress Seen Even as More Nations Step Up on Climate

The pledges that countries are making to battle climate change would still allow the world to heat up by more than 6 degrees Fahrenheit, a new analysis shows, a level that scientists say is likely to produce catastrophes ranging from food shortages to widespread extinctions of plant and animal life.

Yet, in the world of global climate politics, that counts as progress.

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