“Current carbon pledges won’t stop dangerous global warming, says Lord Stern”

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/may/04/current-carbon-pledges-wont-stop-dangerous-global-warming-says-lord-stern?CMP=EMCNEWEML6619I2

The commitments made by world governments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the next 15 years are not sufficient to stave off the worst effects of climate change, a new analysis by Lord Stern has found.

The study by the author of an influential report on the economics of climate change found that countries’ pledges ahead of a crunch UN climate summit in Paris this December would not keep warming below 2C, the level that previous UN negotiations have agreed on.

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