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Major Economies ‘Ignored’ UN Climate Science

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Major Economies ‘Ignored’ UN Climate Science

Dr. Rajendra Pachauri, who chairs the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, IPCC, told reporters Monday it is important that leaders of the Group of Eight, G8 and nine other nations at the Major Economies Forum in Italy recognized that the global average temperature should not increase by more than two degrees Celsius, an “aspirational goal” which they had not agreed on or discussed earlier.

But, he said, they disregarded the IPCC’s findings that emissions will have to peak in 2015 and then rapidly decline to avert the worst consequences of global warming….

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