World needs to go “much faster, much further” to slow warming: U.N.’s Ban

Latest Update: November 30, 2015 | 118 Views
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PARIS: U.N. Secretary General Bank Ki-moon called on world leaders at the start of two weeks of climate talks in Paris to accelerate action to avert a dangerous rise in temperatures.

National emissions pledges from more than 180 nations were, he said, a very good start, but were not enough to curb global warming at the 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 Fahrenheit) limit scientists say can prevent the worst consequences.

“Paris must mark a decisive turning point,” he said. “We need to go much faster, much further if we are to limit the global temperature rise to below 2 degrees Celsius.”



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