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Governments set to exceed climate targets with planned fossil fuel production, report warns

Governments worldwide are planning to produce significantly more fossil fuels by 2030 than would align with international climate targets, a report released on Wednesday said. The Production Gap Report, jointly prepared by leading climate research organizations including the Stockholm Environment Institute, Climate Analytics, E3G, the International Institute for Sustainable Development, and the UN Environment Programme, found that planned fossil fuel production is expected to exceed the limits for a 1.5°C temperature rise by 110% and for a 2°C rise by 69%.

November 8, 2023

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