Skip to Content

Optimism from climate talks: Warming projections down a bit

By SETH BORENSTEIN

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Scientists say recent pledges by nations at the Glasgow climate talks will pay off but only just a bit. Two new analyses Thursday trim projections of future global warming by a few tenths of a degree. However, they look at optimistic scenarios that might not come true. The analyses factored in pledges from India and China and a new international pledge to reduce methane. Still, experts say that leaves the world nowhere near the Paris accord climate goals and means a lot of future damage such as coral reef losses. 

Article Topic Follows: AP National News

Associated Press

BE PART OF THE CONVERSATION

News Channel 3 is committed to providing a forum for civil and constructive conversation.

Please keep your comments respectful and relevant. You can review our Community Guidelines by clicking here

If you would like to share a story idea, please submit it here.

Skip to content