UN: Commitments are not enough to prevent climate catastrophe


The United Nations Environment Program has warned that commitments made to reach the zero carbon target by 2050 are not enough to prevent a climate catastrophe.

The United Nations Environment Program drew attention to the fact that the world is heading towards a temperature increase of 2.7 degrees Celsius.


This is in the greenhouse gas emissions report before the 26th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention.

which was on Climate Change (COP26) to be held in Glasgow, Scotland from 31-12 November.

According to the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement, global temperature rise must be kept below 2°C or even 1.5°C until the end of the century in order to combat climate change.

Greenhouse gas emissions must be reduced by 55 percent by 2030.

According to the report, the national plans announced by countries to combat climate change will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by about 7.5 percent in 2030 compared to commitments five years ago.


He warned that these commitments will not be enough to reach the zero carbon target by 2050.

According to experts, in order to limit the increase in global temperature to 1.5 degrees Celsius, greenhouse gas emissions must be reduced.

It must be reduced by 55 percent by 2030, so countries must increase their current plans by 7 times.

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres also warned that the world was being dragged into climate catastrophe at a press conference ahead of the Glasgow Climate Summit.

“The future of humanity depends on keeping global temperature rise at 1.5°C by 2030,” Guterres said.


He added that “the countries party to the Paris Agreement have so far failed to achieve this goal.”

Guterres noted that only 20 percent of investments so far have been made in the “green economy”.

He noted that if global carbon emissions are not reduced by 45 percent from 2010 levels by 2030, climate goals will not be achieved in the next 100 months.

Guterres called on OECD countries to end coal use by 2030.

He also called on other countries to stop using coal by 2040 and called on countries to tax carbon use.


He also reiterated his call for developing countries to provide $100 billion in financing to combat climate change each year.

Guterres asked leaders attending the climate summit in Glasgow to make bold plans.