In the run-up to the upcoming UN Climate Change Conference (also known as COP26), the World Organization (UN) is trying to raise the alarm even more acutely regarding the existential crisis of climate change and its impact on the earth.

As the world deals with the on-going climate crisis that threatens to negatively influence several small island developing nations (SIDS), the time to act has come, and it is not the time to go back to business as usual, a senior United Nations official said here on Monday.

“We’re just so far off track, it’s really discouraging,”Drew Shindell

We ‘re simply so far away, it’ s really disheartening,’ Drew Shindell, a professor at Duke University and who was a co-author of the UN report on the emissions gap, told The Washington Post.

In particular, countries need to reach ambitious targets on cutting emissions by 2030, which will be meeting net zero emissions targets by mid-century.

And according to the new U.N. report, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) also estimated that:

This is the question for all investors, not just those who specialize in ESG.

If emissions do not fall enough over this period?

2021 United Nations Secretary-General selection

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A United Nations Secretary-General selection was held in June 2021 to choose the Secretary-General of the United Nations. Incumbent Antonio Guterres was the only official candidate for the position. (wikipedia)

2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference

The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP26, is the 26th United Nations Climate Change conference. It is scheduled to be held in the city of Glasgow, Scotland, (wikipedia)

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