"There's no going back" - and there's no room for wishful thinking, top climate scientists say.
The report warns that the world is likely to overshoot 1.5 degree Celsius of warming compared to pre-industrial temperatures--one of the goalposts of the Paris Climate Agreement--within the next 20 or 30 years, even under scenarios where greenhouse gas emissions fall significantly.
Irafan, Umair., Leber, Rebecca. 2021. "The devastating new UN report on climate change, explained" Vox. August 9, 2021.