The Urgent Need to Address Fossil Fuel Consumption: A Look at the Paris Agreement Breach in 2023

By Dr. Murari Lal, Published on: 26th June 2023

The Paris Agreement commits countries to limiting their long-term warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels. Long-term warming since pre-industrial times has already reached 1.2°C and global mean surface air temperatures have crossed the crucial 1.5°C warming threshold at the start of June this year (Figure 1), as the world’s oceans […]