The problem is especially acute in the developing world.

Although talks rarely produce results, as was evident at a virtual meeting on Friday that was hosted by President Joe Biden for the launch of a push to drive countries to have more ambitious commitments.

Global temperatures should stay under 1.5 degrees above pre-industrial levels in an effort to avoid the worse effects of the climate crisis, scientists have said.

“We don’t have a lot of time.”Joe Biden

Referring to the latest extreme weather events, including hurricanes, flooding and the country’s forest fires, floods in Germany and Belgium, fires raging in Australia and Russia, and record temperatures in the Arctic Circle, Biden told leaders they “We don’t have a lot of time.”

In August, a U.N. report showed the world temperature was already warming by about 1.2 degrees.

The timing of what is known as the synthesis report is as important as the content.

“This report is clear: ambitious climate action can avoid the most devastating effects of climate change, but only if all nations act together,”Alok Sharma

“This report is clear: ambitious climate action can avoid the most devastating effects of climate change, but only if all nations act together,” said Alok Sharma, the future COP-26 president.

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