World to miss 2020 climate 'turning point': analysis

The lockdown-related fall in emissions is just a tiny blip on the long-term graph. 

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What you need to know:

  • The WRI on Tuesday said that achieving the 2020 goals was Earth's "best chance" of honouring the Paris deal goals.
  • Some progress has been made in renewable energy and green finance, it said, but headway was deemed "insufficient" across a host of sectors.

The world is on course to miss its "best chance" of preventing runaway climate change by ensuring global greenhouse gas emissions peak in 2020, researchers warned Tuesday.

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