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Emissions tracker: How countries compare ahead of COP26

Time is running out. Nearly every government in the world has signed up to the 2015 Paris Agreement aimed at mitigating the impacts of climate change and keeping the global temperature rise below 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels. Yet the world is already experiencing 1.2°C of warming on average, with Arctic nations such as Russia and Canada warming at two to three times the rate of other countries around the world.

October 5, 2021