Emissions must decrease 42% by 2030 to keep the 1.5° target alive. Instead, they're expected to rise 3% by then.
Some 1,475 out of 4,000+ governments and businesses had net zero emissions targets, but "integrity" measures are lacking.
As interest rates soar and the economy slows, the World Bank sees an 'enduring setback' for developing economies due to high interest rates, war in Europe and the pandemic.
At last month's G-20 summit hosted by Indonesia, South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa pushed for A.U. membership as a needed step to confront climate change.
Recovering from the nearly three-year COVID-19 pandemic is a priority for the organization along with dealing with climate change, food shortages and inflation.
The G-20 summit in Bali, Indonesia, ended on Wednesday with a leaders’ statement that notes United Nations resolutions deploring Russia's aggression in the strongest terms and calling on the Kremlin to immediately from Ukraine.
Biden and Xi signaled a deal was struck after a three-hour meeting in Bali, Indonesia on the sidelines of a Group of 20 major economies summit. Beijing had suspended climate talks with Washington in August to protest a visit to Taiwan by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Democrat of California.
Biden and Xi discussed working together on climate, debt relief, health and global food security. and "agreed to empower key senior officials to maintain communication and deepen constructive efforts on these and other issues."
Rising tensions between the United States and China and Myanmar's descent into widespread violence dominated talks among a 10-nation bloc of Southeast Asian leaders.