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U.N. Warns National Climate Plans “Strikingly Misaligned with Science”

HeadlineNov 15, 2023

The United Nations released its latest report on climate plans of countries around the world. The U.N. concludes nations are recklessly off track to meet global climate goals, and that even if countries successfully achieve all of their current climate pledges, emissions would still rise 9% above 2010 levels. U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres warned, “The world is failing to get a grip on the climate crisis. … [N]ational plans are strikingly misaligned with the science. #COP28 must be the place to urgently close the climate ambition gap.”

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