Fossil fuel production ‘dangerously out of sync’ with climate change targets 

Despite increased climate ambition and net-zero commitments, governments still plan to produce more than double the amount of energy from fossil fuels in 2030, than the amount that would limit global warming to the Paris Agreement level of 1.5°C.

Countries’ climate promises still not enough to avoid catastrophic global warming: UN Report

26 Oct 2022

While plans submitted by most signatories of the Paris Agreement would reduce global greenhouse gas emissions, they are still not ambitious enough to limit global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius by the end of the century, a new report by UN Climate Change (UNFCCC) warned on Wednesday.


UN climate report a ‘red alert’ for the planet: Guterres

26 Feb 2021

Nations are “nowhere close” to the level of action needed to fight global warming, a UN climate action report said on Friday, urging countries to adopt stronger and more ambitious plans to reach the Paris Agreement goals, and limit the temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius, by the end of the century. 

Keep the 1.5°C goal alive, experts and civil society urge on ‘Energy Day’ at COP27

15 Nov 2022

The troubling expansion of oil, gas and coal projects, despite science telling us that fossil fuels should stay in the ground to avert the worst impacts of climate change, was at the centre of ‘Energy Day’ discussions at COP27 on Tuesday, with many experts fearing that the goal of curbing global warming to 1.5 could be in danger.