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Countries' fossil fuel production plans out of sync with Paris limits: UN report
Over the next two decades, governments are collectively projecting an increase in global oil and gas production and only a modest decrease in coal production.
Plans for global fossil fuel production wildly out of step with climate limits
World governments plan to produce fossil fuels at more than double the rate consistent with warming of 1.5°C, new research has found.
Report shows fossil fuel production out of step with government climate commitments
Governments around the world expect to produce twice as much fossil fuels as their climate commitments would allow, a new international report has found.
Planned fossil fuel output shatters 1.5 degrees Celsius climate target: UN
The world's nations are currently planning to produce more than double the amount of coal, oil and gas consistent with limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius, the United Nations said on Wednesday (Oct 20).
Fossil fuel production must be cut in half to control global warming: study
Plans for fossil fuel production around the world are twice the level necessary to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius, according to a report released Wednesday.
Why fossil fuel subsidies are so hard to kill
Fossil-fuel subsidies are one of the biggest financial barriers hampering the world's shift to renewable energy sources. Each year, governments around the world pour around half a trillion dollars into artificially lowering the price of fossil fuels — more than triple what renewables receive. This is despite repeated pledges by politicians to end this kind of support, including statements from the G7 and G20 groups of nations.
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.
Rich countries to ramp up fossil fuels despite net-zero pledges, says UN
Countries' promises to ditch their dirty habits are far from reality. They're globally projecting to produce twice as much fossil fuels by 2030 than the limit needed to keep global warming below 1.5ºC, according to a UN report released on Wednesday.
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