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What will happen in 2022? The COP26 Glasgow Conference in 2021 (26th Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change) agreed on the goal of effectively limiting the global average temperature rise to 1.5°C. As current national targets, policies and measures fall far short of what is needed to achieve the 1.5°C goal, however, COP26 called on countries to revisit and strengthen their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) before the 2022 meeting, with more ambitious targets for 2030. The year 2022 will therefore prove to be a real test of whether or not countries can strengthen their targets and policies, inject a sense of greater urgency, and […]