GENEVA (AN) — Governments must become far more ambitious about cutting greenhouse gas emissions to avoid catastrophically overheating the planet by 2.7 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, according to a new U.N. report on Friday.
Leaders seized on the report to warn that the U.N. climate summit in November could fail unless governments step up their ambition now. The 42-page synthesis report on "nationally determined contributions under the Paris Agreement" looks at all of the pledges to lower emissions as of the end of July.
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