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CO2 Emission Reduction Plans Not Enough to Meet Targets

Plans published by rich nations and major emerging countries to cut greenhouse gas emissions are not enough to limit a rise in global temperatures to 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 Fahrenheit), the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development said on Tuesday. The United Nations has set that increase in average temperature from pre-industrial levels as the ceiling to avert dramatic increases in heatwaves, droughts, floods and extinctions. But a report from the Paris-based think tank...

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