Greenhouse gas levels going ‘in the wrong direction’, UN report card shows

Financial Times

Scorecard puts global emissions on track to rise 16% by 2030 as Biden convenes world leaders on climate targets.

…“This needs to be a wake-up call for Boris Johnson to use every diplomatic sinew to ensure Glasgow doesn’t fail,” said Mohamed Adow, head of Power Shift Africa, a think-tank in Nairobi. “Despite national leaders claiming they care about the climate crisis, their actions suggest otherwise.”

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