Increased ambition to limit global warming Support for unabated coal ‘must end now’ Net-zero pathways promised ahead of COP26 Environment ministers for the G7 nations called May 21 for the end of unabated coal plant development and accelerated efforts to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius by the end of the century.  The new commitment, replacing a previous target to limit warming to a maximum of 2 degrees Celsius, would need a formal agreement among G7 leaders from Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the UK, and the US. “We reaffirm our strong and steadfast commitment to strengthening implementation of the Paris Agreement and to unleashing its full potential,” the ministers said in a joint statement. International investments in unabated coal “must stop now”, the ministers said, setting out a commitment to end direct government […]