Climate plans are not on track for 1.5 degrees
In its report, the Climate Action Tracker also looks at climate plans that countries have submitted to the United Nations. Researchers have noticed few changes since the Glasgow Climate Summit a year ago. Only 25 countries have tightened their climate targets in the past year, and in some cases it has been mostly a symbolic change.
According to current policy, global warming will reach 2.7 degrees by 2100, the Climate Action Tracker predicts. If all countries fully adhered to their 2030 goals and promises to become climate-neutral afterward, the warming would be two degrees.
The think tank sees good news from the US that a set of very ambitious climate measures will be launched this year Supposedly. China is also increasing its commitment to renewable energy in the Five-Year Plan presented by President Xi Jinping this year.
Alarmerend rapport bij start klimaattop: laatste acht jaren zijn warmste ooit
Kabinet voert klimaatbeleid te langzaam uit om doelen te halen