The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has welcomed the announcements of US Heads of State at the UN climate summit and G7 meetings on tackling climate change and funding.

World’s most vulnerable populations are facing rising risks, food insecurity, and decreasing opportunities to escape poverty and live more prosperous lives according to the ICCB.

According to the Climate Action Tracker, the sum of all the targets put forward so far would restrict global warming to an estimated 2.4 ° C at the end of the century.

As a result, the global temperature increase still remains below the 2 ° C level, ideally 1.5 ° C by the end of the century as envisaged by the Paris Agreement, according to the ICCB.

Climate change mitigation

Climate change mitigation consists of actions to limit global warming and its related effects. (wikipedia)

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is an intergovernmental body of the United Nations that is dedicated to providing the world with objective, (wikipedia)

Paris Agreement

The Paris Agreement is an agreement within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change , on climate change mitigation, adaptation, and finance, signed in 2016. (wikipedia)

Climate change

Climate change includes both global warming driven by human-induced emissions of greenhouse gases and the resulting large-scale shifts in weather patterns. (wikipedia)

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