Drastic action required to limit global heating, warns UN

The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has called on the EU to scale up climate action after its analysis showed that global greenhouse gas emissions must fall by 7.6% each year for the next decade if global heating is to be limited to 1.5°C.

by Neil Roberts
Coal: global greenhouse gas emissions must fall by 7.6% each year for the next decade (WOJTEK RADWANSKI/AFP via Getty Images)
Coal: global greenhouse gas emissions must fall by 7.6% each year for the next decade (WOJTEK RADWANSKI/AFP via Getty Images)

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