A small victory for women in the gloomy fight against climate change

By Seetharaman G in BFO #373, 20 Sep, 21

Our planet just can’t get a break, it seems. 

In August, a United Nations body said nothing short of a drastic reduction in emissions would help with keeping the global temperature rise this century to the targeted 1.5 degree Celsius above pre-industrial levels. 

And on Friday, another UN report said that even with countries meeting their current emission-reduction targets by 2030, the temperature rise could be 2.7 degree Celsius.