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Fossil fuel production around the world is more than DOUBLE what's currently allowed under the Paris Agreement: Countries are producing over twice the amount of coal and 60% more oil than set by 2015 climate pact

The world needs to cut its production of coal, oil and gas by more than half in the coming decade to even have a chance of meeting strict climate standards established by the 2015 Paris Agreement, according to findings from the United Nations.

October 20, 2021