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Greta Thunberg Demands We Tear Down Our ‘Colonial, Racist Systems’

On Friday, Greta Thunberg let the enemies of the earth have it via an op-ed published by Project Syndicate. In addition to saying fossil fuels “are literally” killing humanity, the teenager also fingered her ultimate man-made enemy — literally man-made:…

Apocalypse Redux: UN Warns Of ‘Mass Extinction’ From Climate Change

The United Nations has threatened governments that unless they strengthen their Paris climate pledges, the world will face “mass extinctions” and “large parts of the planet” will be uninhabitable. A new UN Environment Program (UNEP) report warns that unless global…

Accelerating greenhouse gas levels

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) just released its annual Emissions Gap Report, warning that even if all current unconditional commitments under the Paris Agreement are implemented, temperatures are expected to rise by 3.2°C, bringing even wider-ranging and more destructive…

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UN climate report says warming past 1.5°C is likely – Quartz

Technically speaking, global temperature rises due to climate change could still be limited to 1.5° Celsius, a new UN report says. But it’s not looking good. Actually, it’s looking very bad. To hold warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial average temperatures,…

The breach of the Paris Agreement

By Andrew GliksonEarth and climate scientistAustralian National University Since its inception the Paris Agreement has been in question due to, among other: its broad definition, specifically holding the increase in the global average temperature to well below 2°C above pre-industrial…

World’s Current Fossil Fuel Plans Will Shatter Paris Climate Limits, UN Warns

Within a decade, planned coal, oil and gas production will more than double what’s allowable to avoid 1.5 degrees Celsius of global warming, and that gap only grows. The world’s top fossil fuel-producing nations are on track to extract enough…