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Global temperature will rise 3.2 degree Celsius by 2100: UNEP Emissions Gap Report 2019

Global temperature will rise 3.2 degree Celsius by 2100: UNEP Emissions Gap Report 2019

   Kautilya Academy    28-11-2019

Global temperature will rise 3.2 degree Celsius by 2100: UNEP Emissions Gap Report 2019

The latest UNEP Emissions Gap Report-2019 warns that the average temperature of the Earth may rise by 3.2 degrees Celsius by 2021. Despite all the scientific warnings and political commitments emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) couldn’t decrease globally.

A report released prior to the United Nations Climate Conference COP-25 to be held in Spain from December 2 states that GHG emissions have increased by 1.5 percent since the last decade. Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions have reached an all-time high figure of 55.3 gigatons.

India Specific Findings
• The UNEP Emissions Gap Report 2019 highlights that China, USA, EU28 and India are the among top four greenhouse gas emitters.
• The UNEP report says that India is regularly considering deadlines and targets to curb carbon emission.
• The report highlights that India is one of the leading countries that are looking for electric vehicle development.
• It describes that in 2018, India’s 7 percent of global emissions grew 5.5 percent.
• The report also informed that India’s per capita emission is one of the lowest within G20 countries.

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