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How likely is progress on climate at COP27?

By Fiona Harvey

09 Nov 2022 · 3 min read

Meeting the target of limiting heating to 1.5C

At Cop26 in Glasgow, countries agreed to limit global heating to 1.5C above pre-industrial levels. The pledges on emissions cuts they came forward with were not enough to meet this goal, however, so they agreed to return this year with strengthened commitments. Few have done so – only 24 submitted new national plans on emissions to the UN in advance of Cop27.

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