Australia does less than The Climate Council said in a report released on Wednesday that developed nations are in their commitments to curb global warming in the 2015 Paris climate agreement.
Sydney-based organization 31 Comparing developed countries’ greenhouse gas emissions and other promises in their report to the United Nations Conference on Climate Change in Glasgow (COP26) timed Posted. The conference is the most important event dedicated to climate change since the Paris Climate Summit.
In the Paris Climate Agreement, the international community committed to keeping global warming well below two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.
Australia is last in the ranking of countries in terms of emissions cuts
– It reads in the report that Britain is the best performer in this area, followed by Switzerland and Sweden. The United States is ranked 23rd in the ranking.
Australia also ranked last with Canada in the production and use of fossil fuels. The researchers highlighted that since 1990, Australia has seen a one-third increase in greenhouse gas emissions from electricity generation and a more than 50 percent increase in emissions from transportation. Surprisingly, the Czech Republic performs the best in this area, followed by Sweden and Switzerland.
However, a study by Australian researchers does not include large users of fossil fuels and emitters such as China, India and Russia.
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