UN Climate Report Says It's "Now or Never"

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The UN climate panel has issued a blueprint on how we can collectively limit global warming and prevent climate disaster.

  • The latest International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has called for an urgent shift away from fossil fuels and toward renewable energy technologies in order to curb the effects of global warming.
  • The third installment of the report, released yesterday, focuses on mitigation: what can we do to limit climate change from now on?
  • The IPCC assessment reports set the terms of the climate debate with political leaders, CEOs and activists across the globe. It will undoubtedly shape the future of our planet.
  • The report states that emissions have to be halved by 2030. It explains that right now, we are not on the right track - the planet is set to get warmer by 3.2C
  • It also argues that governments must move away from fossil fuels and action must be taken in every industry. Crucially, it also states that it is not too late.
  • The report highlights the urgency of cutting emissions at a time when boosting fossil fuel production is on the agenda, due to Russia's war in Ukraine.
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