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With Sights Set on COP22, Group Offers Roadmap for 'Fair Future' in Warming World


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With Sights Set on COP22, Group Offers Roadmap for 'Fair Future' in Warming World

Nika Knight, staff writer

At the upcoming United Nations climate conference in Morocco, negotiations for how to fulfill COP21's agreement to limit global warming to 1.5º Celsius must emphasize methods that will also alleviate poverty and climate injustice, rather than leaning on "questionable technologies" such as geoengineering and carbon offset, says Friends of the Earth (FOE) Germany.


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There is no way we can hold the global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees. According to the conservation biologist Thomas Lovejoy, to stop at a global temperature rise of 2 degrees, the global emissions of CO2 must peak in 2016! As he says, we're in the endgame.