UN wants emission cuts by 40 to 70%

August 8, 2014 12:05 PM

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A warning to collectively cut emissions by 40 to 70% has been issued by the United Nations so as to ensure our planet earth remains inhabitable by 2050.

According to a draft presented by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), a cut in greenhouse gases by almost 40 and 70% by 2050 would be needed considering the 2010 levels. This will ensure a good chance of staying below 2C (2-degree ceiling) and can be achieved by mainly cutting down...

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