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NATURAL RESOURCE SECURITY/CLIMATE CHANGE – Emissions cuts in line with Paris Agreement would see benefits ‘within two decades’ (Robert McSweeney, WEF)

A general view of boats amid dense fog and mist in the background during morning hours at China Creek area in Karachi, Pakistan January 17, 2020. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro - RC2JHE9XUAJG
‘Immediate and strong action on climate change can bring benefits within current lifetimes and not just far into the future.’ cap the global temperature increase. Image: REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro
  • Reducing global emissions in accordance with the Paris Agreement would impact on global temperatures within two decades, according to a new study.
  • The new study, published in Nature Climate Change, shows that keeping warming to 1.5C would reduce the risk of “unprecedented warming rates”.
  • It’s authors stress the ability of strong climate action to bring about benefits within current lifetimes and not just far into the future.

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/12/emissions-paris-agreement-two-decades-climate-change-global-warming/