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Updated NDCs set world on track for 2.7 degrees of warming by 2100 – Landscape News

For the latest climate change science, join the Global Landscapes Forum at COP 26 for GLF Climate (5-7 November, 2021). As the world gets ready for the most important climate conference of the year, COP26, governments’ climate targets remain far from sufficient….

Climate change: The environmental disasters we’ve almost fixed – BBC News

However, Canadian scientist John Smol, a young researcher back in the 1980s, says in many ways acid rain was a “success story”, showing that countries can come together and deal with an international problem. “If you don’t price pollution, people…

Australia’s loyalty to the coal industry puts any concerns over global warming in last place – Digital Journal

Smokestacks belch noxious fumes into the air from a massive coal-fired power plant on the Indonesian coast, a stark illustration of Asia’s addiction to the fossil fuel which is threatening climate targets – Copyright AFP Michele Spatari With COP26 taking…

Opinion | The Glasgow Climate Change Summit’s Global Stakes – The New York Times

In 1992, more than 150 countries agreed in Rio de Janeiro to stabilize emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases at a level that would “prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system” — United Nations-speak for global warming….

Scientists challenged over calls for urgency in tackling global warming – Upstream Online

In the lead up to the United Nations’ COP26 climate talks, the UN and many governments and companies have called for swift action to tackle the global warming threat — but a speaker at a Beijing energy security event this…

Climate change: ‘Adapt or die’ warning from Environment Agency – BBC News

“Some 200 people died in this summer’s flooding in Germany. That will happen in this country sooner or later, however high we build our flood defences – unless we also make the places where we live, work and travel resilient…

The Nobel Prize In Physics Was Just Awarded For Making A ‘Guess’ About Climate

This past week, Syukuro Manabe and Klaus Hasselmann shared the Noble Prize in physics for their work that led to early computer models of the Earth’s climate. Unlike many Nobel-worthy accomplishments that are based on hard data or newly discovered…

Getting Beyond Global Warming Alarmism To Find Real Solutions – The Federalist

In early May 2011, a couple dozen followers of the radio evangelist Harold Camping arrived in Washington, D.C. declaring that the end of the world would happen in a few weeks — May 21, 2011, to be exact. Camping, who…

What does a cute space robot know about climate change? A lot, actually. – Mic

One afternoon last summer, as the worst wildfires in Oregon’s history raged outside, my toddler and I sat down to watch Wall-E, the 2008 animated film about the last robot left on Earth, who is trying to clean all the…

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