Paris pledges fall short on emissions

…concludes that “substantial enhancement or over-delivery” of promises made so far is necessary to maintain reasonable chance of keeping warming to well below the 2°C target…“To go the rest of the way, we need to assume much more stringent action after 2030, which leads to emissions reductions of 3 to 4% per year globally,” says the report’s co-author, Niklas Höhne, founding partner of the Germany-based NewClimate Institute for Climate Policy and Global Sustainability…“But, in practice, switching to such stringent reductions right after 2030 would be challenging, and require, to ensure chance of meeting these targets, we need further significant action from countries before 2030.”

Note –  developing world considers developed world created 90% of accumulated emissions, with corresponding wealth benefit.  So we should reduce by much more than annual 3 to 4%. Time to spread this word. Time to spread this word.  How about 15% /year cumulative gets down to 10% by 2030.

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This is on behalf of local climate change group. Material is selected by Bernie McComb and does not necessarily represent opinion of whole group.
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