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The UN’s Environment Programme has released a report showing that global attempts to curb emissions of CO2 have fallen well short of targets designed to stop climate change. The report says that greenhouse gases are currently 14% above where they need to be in 2020 for temperature rises this century to remain below 2C. While the report adds that this target is still achievable, the authors note that unless governments take major action soon, the effects may be irreversible.

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