Emis­sions tar­gets for a warm­ing planet

The Washington Post - - POLITICS & THE NATION -

Even if all coun­tries hit their tar­gets un­der the Paris agree­ment, global car­bon diox­ide emis­sions will still far ex­ceed what is needed to keep tem­per­a­tures from ris­ing above 1.5 or 2 de­grees Cel­sius, which could lead to fur­ther sea-level rise and ex­treme weather.

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