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Up to half of world’s glaciers could disappear even if ambitious climate targets are hit, new study finds – KABC-TV

Glaciers are set to lose substantially more ice and contribute more to sea level rise than current scientific estimates project, according to a new report. Using new satellite data to model different climate change scenarios, researchers found that up to…

We Need To Do More – Global Warming Will Likely Exceed the 1.5 … – SciTechDaily

The 1.5 degree Celsius threshold of global warming refers to the maximum temperature increase above pre-industrial levels that the international community has agreed to strive to limit warming to, as outlined in the 2015 Paris Agreement. This target is considered…

A new climate reality: Less warming, but worse impacts on the planet – The Washington Post

Comment on this story Comment Gift Article In the not-so-distant past, scientists predicted that global temperatures would surge dramatically throughout this century, assuming that humans would rely heavily on fossil fuels for decades. But they are revising their forecasts as…

Half of Earth’s Glaciers Will Be Gone By 2100, But We Can Still Save The Rest – ScienceAlert

Half of the Earth’s glaciers, notably smaller ones, are destined to disappear by the end of the century because of climate change, but limiting global warming could save others, according to a new study. The findings, published in the journal…

Half of Earth’s glaciers will vanish this century, study finds – The Washington Post

Comment on this story Comment Gift Article A sweeping study of all the world’s glaciers outside of the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets has found that nearly half of them will melt by century’s end, even if the world meets…

Will Sea-Level Rise Drown NYC By 2050? Don’t Pack Your Bags Just Yet

A recent National Aeronautics and Space Administration report yet again raises the alarm that New Yorkers are about to be inundated by rapidly rising seas. But a review of the data suggests that such warnings need to be taken with…

Global Warming: Lots of plans — few results – BIC Magazine

The annual United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) was held November 6–18, 2022, in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. Delegates from nearly every country on Earth meet to negotiate global goals for tackling climate change and report on progress. Six years…

Global solidarity or collective suicide: Why we cannot abandon the Paris Agreement’s global warming target – European Council on Foreign Relations

The climate catastrophe and the ecological crisis, reflected in the loss of biodiversity increasingly referred to as the ‘sixth mass extinction’, require joint action by all states and societies. The major international climate conferences in 2022 resulted in some concrete…

Coral bleaching causing “unnecessary” fish fights as animals seek food “that just isn’t there anymore” – CBS News

Paris — Fish that have lost food due to mass coral bleaching are getting into more unnecessary fights, causing them to expend precious energy and potentially threatening their survival, new research said Wednesday. With the future of the world’s coral…

These climate resolutions can actually make a difference for the climate in 2023 – Vox.com

2022 delivered a sobering wake-up call of how much work is left to address the climate crisis. Flooding in Pakistan, Nigeria, and Indonesia killed thousands of people, drought affected millions of people in Somalia and China, and unusually severe heat…

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