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‘No time to lose’ curbing greenhouse gases: WMO October 26,2021   |  Source: UN News

Last year, heat-trapping greenhouse gases reached a new record, surging above the planet's 2011-2020 average, and has continued in 2021, according to a new report published on Monday by the UN weather agency.

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Greenhouse Gas Bulletin contains a “stark, scientific message” for climate change negotiations at the upcoming UN climate conference, known as COP26, in Glasgow, said Petteri Taalas, head of the UN agency.

“At the current rate of increase in greenhouse gas concentrations, we will see a temperature increase by the end of this century far in excess of the Paris Agreement targets of 1.5 to 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels”, he explained. “We are way off track.”

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https://news.un.org/en/story/2021/10/1103892?utm_source=UN+News+-+Newsletter&utm_campaign=36930782cc-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2021_10_26_12_00&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_fdbf1af606-36930782cc-107475426

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