FILE - Wind turbines stand in front of the rising sun in Frankfurt, Germany, Friday, March 11, 2022.
“It is a file of shame, cataloguing the empty pledges that put us firmly on track toward an unlivable world,” he said.
“Projected global emissions from (national pledges) place limiting global warming to 1.5C beyond reach and make it harder after 2030 to limit warming to 2C,” the panel said.
Emissions in 2019 were about 12% higher than they were in 2010 and 54% higher than in 1990, said Skea.
“Limiting warming to 1.5C requires global greenhouse gas emissions to peak before 2025 at the latest and be reduced by 43% by 2030,” he said.
Such cuts would be hard to achieve without without drastic, economy-wide measures, the panel acknowledged.
“We don’t actually have a remaining carbon budget to burn,” said King, who now chairs the Climate Crisis Advisory Group. »