The pages of the report contain the most up-to-date assessment of global greenhouse gas emissions combining the latest research collated and assessed by an worldwide team of leading scientists. The main outcome was that there is still a large gap from taking the actions needed to achieve the targets indicated in the Paris Agreement.
Climate change is a global threat but it is the world's poorest and most vulnerable people - those who rely on rain to grow crops, live in poorly built structures in marginal areas, and lack savings or insurance - who are hit hardest.
Another potential gap-filling tool the report highlights is fiscal policy reform, including fossil fuel taxes and subsidies to low-emission alternatives, which can create strong incentives for low-carbon investments and reduce emissions.
The United Nations' annual assessment of global progress on climate change delivers familiar bad news this year - the problem is getting worse, not better - with a new twist: For the first time, political ideology is singled out for obstructing changes that would slow global warming.
The European Commission's strategy on climate towards 2050 is "underwhelming and unambitious", European parliamentarian Yannick Jadot said on Wednesday in the European Parliament. "At US$70 per ton of CO2, emission reductions of up to 40 per cent are possible in some countries".
The EU's updated strategy comes days before representatives from nearly 200 countries are due to meet in Katowice, southern Poland, for an annual conference on climate change, known as COP24. In order to avoid most risky climate change effects. It will contribute scientific evidence to inform decision making during the conference, which is expected to adopt implementation guidelines for the Paris Agreement.
The US will miss its targets, as will Australia, Canada and South Korea.
"If the IPCC report represented a global fire alarm, this report is the arson investigation", Ms Msuya said.
"By identifying the opportunities, gaps and patterns, this report will help ACPStates take their NDCs to the next level", said Dr Gomes. "The science is clear: for all the ambitious climate action we've seen - governments need to move faster and with greater urgency".
"And I would add land at this point; reforesting and deforesting - we're planting a lot but we're clearing a lot more, and that's third-world stuff".
The Emissions Gap Report is the UNEP's annual flagship report and assesses the "emissions gap", or the gap between anticipated emission levels in 2030, compared to levels consistent with a 2°C/1.5°C target.
The authors of the report note that nations would need to triple their efforts on climate action without further delay, in order to meet the 2°C-rise limit by mid-century.
Delegations from almost 200 countries are due in Poland next week for the latest COP24 climate summit, aimed at renewing and building on the Paris deal and limiting global warming. To meet the 1.5°C limit, they would have to quintuple their efforts.
A reported draft version of a communique being formulated by leaders of the G20 in advance of the 13th meeting of Group of Twenty to be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, starting Friday, fails to back the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement and makes no mention of the publication of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC) Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C which warned that "Limiting global warming to 1.5°C would require rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society".
If MarCO makes its planned Mars flyby, it will attempt to relay data from InSight as it enters the planet's atmosphere and lands. After traveling almost 300 million miles, NASA's InSight mission is closing in on its scheduled rendezvous with the Red Planet.
Anchorage Airport has been forced to temporarily limit operations, after an quake caused an evacuation of the control tower. He said: "The main thought that was going through my head as I was trying to get out the door was, 'I want this to stop'".
The lights were off inside and when she saw a man's figure, she thought her apartment was being robbed and opened fire. Lucia, moved to Arkansas with his family when he was young, according to the family's attorney, Lee Merritt .
The 2017 numbers come despite the government's Healthy People 2020 goal to reduce suicide rates to 10.2 per 100,000 by 2020. As a result, the average life span in America dropped to "78.6 years, a decrease of 0.1 year from 2016", said the report.
Adani Mining has announced that its parent company, Adani Group , will finance the Carmichael coal mine and rail project in full. The mine has faced years of delays amid opposition from environmental groups, and some banks have ruled out funding the project.
He added that it was "highly likely" that the outbreak would not be under control for another six months. But it has drawn concern to areas that are virtually inaccessible because of the threat of rebel groups.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was present when Mr Russell-Moyle made the announcement, of which he felt "relieved" to have done so. These men's HIV statuses were entirely avoidable. "I hope that my coming out serves to defy the stigma around the disease".
In May, Mr Trump asked the department to determine the effect of imports of cars and vehicle parts on national security. The president reiterated on Twitter that "countries that send us cars have taken advantage of the USA for decades".
It will be a while, however, before the agreement can take effect as lawmakers from all three countries must approve the USCMA. The deal 'changes the trade landscape forever, ' Trump said . 'The new agreement will assure a new prosperity, ' he added.
Instead, what I see from Labor is an attempt to frustrate what the government is doing to deliver Brexit for the British people.
Newlyweds look glamorous at their Bollywood wedding reception
They then arrived back in Mumbai where Ranveer's sister Ritika Bhavani threw a dance party on November 24 for the new couple. After their arrival, they hosted a wedding reception in Bengaluru on November 21 for their extended families and friends.
Mueller might file new charges against Manafort
Pence's account deleted the tweet a few hours after the posting as it was gaining considerable traction online. The Washington Post reported this week that Trump spoke with Stone the day after he got the alert from Corsi.
Honda Civic Spotted Testing In India For The First Time
While the former is good for 138bhp of power and 174Nm of torque, the oil burner produces 118bhp of power and 300Nm of torque. Honda Cars India will offer the Civic (Thai spec pictured) with a 1.8-litre petrol engine and a 1.6-litre oil-burner.
Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra Marry in India
The two spent the week of Thanksgiving in India, with Chopra sharing a selfie of the couple from the back of a auto . The couple exchanged Chopard wedding bands and both wore custom Ralph Lauren , as did the bridesmaids and groomsmen.
Rep. Hakeem Jeffries becomes next chair of Democratic Caucus
That's not as many as have opposed her in the past, but she'll need more support to survive a full floor vote early next year. For Wednesday's vote, Pelosi allies said three ballots were left blank and one supporter was absent because of illness.
Cowboys beat Saints in Thursday Night Football
Late in the first quarter, Prescott connected with Ezekiel Elliott for a 16-yard touchdown pass to give the Cowboys a 10-0 lead. New Orleans was held to just 176 total yards of offense while Brees threw for 127 yards.
G20 Summit Opens In Argentina Amid Ukraine Crisis
President Donald Trump welcomed Chinese President Xi Jinping to his Mar-a-Lago estate, for a two-day summit in Florida. He's pressed for maintaining the tough set of tariffs that have spurred tit-for-tat retaliation from Beijing.
NASA Boss Criticizes Elon Musk for Smoking Weed on Video
Those involved with CLPS underlined the spirit of cooperation required for complex programs such as this one to be successful. But he was cheered by the possibility that partnerships with the aerospace industry might make the Moon more accessible.