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'Now or never' to avoid climate catastrophe, warns UN

Times of India | 04/04/2022 11:50 PM | Click to read full article

Humanity has less than three years to halt the rise of planet-warming carbon emissions and less than a decade to slash them almost in half, the UN said Monday in a landmark report on stopping global warming and ensuring a "liveable future".

That daunting task is still -and only just -possible, but current policies are leading the planet towards catastrophic temperature rises, the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change ( IPCC ) made clear.