Climate Change Tracker: The Emissions Gap1 min read 12 Jun 2020, 01:11 PM IST
Countries are not on track to meeting their climate targets and they must do better
Although six months of the year are left, the covid-19 pandemic has ensured that 2020 is basically a write-off, a year of postponements. In terms of climate change mitigation efforts, the biggest blow has been the postponement of the 26th session of the Conference of Parties (COP 26) under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). This crucial conference was supposed to be held in Glasgow this November, but will now be held exactly a year later.