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Post time 2019-11-7 16:29:25 |Display all floors
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After examining 184 pledges, only 36 pledges were found to be on track to fulfill the emissions target. Nearly 12 of them were partially sufficient and 136 were partially or totally unable to meet their commitment.

"The comprehensive examination found that with few exceptions, the pledges of rich, middle income and poor nations are insufficient to address climate change," he added. The failure to meet emissions target could drastically increase the number of extreme weather events.

The report titled 'The Truth Behind the Paris Agreement Climate Pledges" calculated that the numbers of hurricanes, severe storms, wildfires and droughts are likely to double, causing major infrastructure and agricultural losses, costing the world around 2 billion U.S. dollars per day by 2030.

The pledge submitted by the U.S. under the Obama Administration committed to reducing emissions by 26-28 percent by 2025 is in "limbo," the report said.

"Even if all climate pledges, which are voluntary, are fully implemented, they will cover less than half of what is needed to limit the acceleration of climate change in the next decade," added Watson.

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Post time 2019-11-12 18:11:57 |Display all floors

US President Donald Trump excused US from Paris Accord.
So, there is real late and big problem ahead.
Probably, everyone in US has to wear a mouth filter to ensure that no particle slips into their lungs.
You mean that US people have lungs that could dissolve those particles! Must HIGH TECH PRODUCT!

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Post time 2019-11-13 14:05:13 |Display all floors
Never mind the cost,
   USD is cheap to print and every million is compensated for by a single corn of sand...
Their fasted 143.5 + peta FLOPS computer would take 143 million years to prove me wrong...
of course, Googles quantum computer would would do so in 1,430 years, but a little late 4 me...

  By that time they have acquired Down Under and you may triple them sand corns

   Only one way to show uncle Sam's borders,   it's called DCEP:

                            Digital Currancy Electronic Payment

   Fume and curse he will, but the bald eagle which Ben Franklin called a Bird of Bad Moral Character will be endangerd once again...

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