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  • Writer's pictureGustavo Bernal Torres

1.9°C: New COP26 Pledges Bring Projected Warming To Below 2°C For The First Time In History

Climate Resource estimate updates pathway if all pledges (and new pledges) are fulfilled.

  • "If all NDC and long-term pledges are fulfilled and adequately supported, the best-estimate peak warming this century is 1.9 C. This is still a far stretch from halting warming around 1.5K, but substantially improved over projections from just a few weeks ago."

  • However, The Economist estimates that new climate commitments, if respected, will put the world on track for temperatures of 2.4°C above pre-industrial levels by 2100.



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