New Delhi, Sept. 24 -- The United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York on Monday set the pace for the forthcoming UN Climate negotiations, with about 30 countries committing to carbon neutrality by 2050 and many others committing to raising their contribution to the Green Climate Fund ($100 billion dollars 2020 to be raised by developed countries for developing ones).

Chilean President Sebastian Pinera Echenique, who is hosting the next climate negotiations later this year, said 66 countries promised to have more ambitious climate goals and 30 swore to be carbon neutral by 2050.

It was however not discussed whether these new commitments would keep global mean temperature rise under 2 degrees over pre-industrial levels.

The UN Scienc...