Climate pledges by 140 countries will limit global warming – but not enough

Analysis of nations’ carbon emissions pledges ahead of Paris climate summit shows they would see 2.7C warming by 2100, breaching 2C ‘safety’ threshold Plans submitted by 140 nations to limit their greenhouse gases would go some way towards tackling…www.theguardian.com

GR:  We know that the “2C ‘safety’ threshold isn’t really safe.  Anything more is irresponsible.  Perhaps changing weather and storm intensity will cause an increase in pledges within the next few years.  We need to get past this and focus on the foundation problems of human population and its impact on nature.

 

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