Planned coal growth belies INDC pledges - report

Plans to expand coal-fired power generation will stop countries meeting their climate targets, according to a report released as governments gather in Marrakech this week to discuss how to limit rises in global average temperatures

Plans to expand coal-fired power generation will stop countries meeting their climate targets, according to a report released as governments gather in Marrakech this week to discuss how to limit rises in global average temperatures.

Report author, Marion Vieweg of Berlin-based environmental consultancy Current Future, told ENDS the research, called ‘INDCs and coal’, shows that the share of allowed emissions in the intended nationally determined contributions (INDCs) for coal for many countries is “really high”. 

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