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World off Course to Meet Emissions Reduction Goals

A new energy report shows a disconnect between scientific research targets and what is happening in the energy markets — Despite energy efficiency and solar energy and other renewables playing an ever-larger role in the global energy mix, carbon emissions are increasing, and the world is not on course to meeting emissions reduction goals set …

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‘Despair’ as global carbon emissions to hit new record in 2018

International Energy Agency chief says chance of meeting targets of the Paris Agreement are getting ‘weaker and weaker’ — Global carbon emissions will rise to a new record level in 2018, making the chances of reaching a target to keep temperature increases to 1.5 or 2°C “weaker and weaker every year, every month”, the head …

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EU can increase 2030 pledge to Paris Agreement, says climate chief

The EU should raise its Paris deal pledge to a 45% emissions cut by 2030, commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete tells ministers in Brussels — The European Union will begin a process to increase its pledge to the Paris Agreement, its climate chief said on Wednesday. The EU’s current pledge to the Paris deal is for …

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