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In the Arctic’s, global warming is happening three times faster than in the rest of the world – Firstpost

Agence France-PresseOct 27, 2021 16:14:17 IST Sheltered by snow-spattered mountains, the Stordalen mire is a flat, marshy plateau, pockmarked with muddy puddles. A whiff of rotten eggs wafts through the fresh air. Here in the Arctic in Sweden’s far north,…

Amplifying feedbacks from land and ocean may render emission reductions insufficient

by Andrew Glikson Figure 1. Comparison of atmospheric samples contained in ice cores and more recent direct measurements, provides evidence that atmospheric CO₂ has increased since the Industrial Revolution. (Credit: NASA, data: Luthi, D., et al. 2008; Etheridge, D.M., et…

Latest National Climate Plans Still Fall Far Short, U.N. Report Warns – The New York Times

If those targets are met, the U.N. report found, that could nudge down expected future emissions further, though the world would remain sharply off track from its Paris agreement goals. Environmentalists have called on China to do far more to…

Greenhouse gas levels hit record; world struggles to curb damage – Reuters

UN seeks ‘dramatic increase’ in climate commitments Summit will seek to avert menacing levels of warming UK’s Johnson says COP26 outcome is ‘touch and go’ We need to revisit our whole way of life – Taalas GENEVA/GLASGOW, Oct 25 (Reuters)…

Yes, There Has Been Progress on Climate. No, It’s Not Nearly Enough. – The New York Times

As world leaders gather in Glasgow for aUnited Nations climate summit next week, the focus will be on one crucial number: How many degrees hotter will the Earth get? And how do we keep that number as small as possible?…

Above all, scientists fear tipping points of climate change | Daily Sabah – Daily Sabah

As the United Nations climate summit in Scotland’s Glasgow approach, leaders from around the world are gearing up for a do-or-die showdown to limit global warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius (34.7 degrees Fahrenheit). However, breaching that limit may not be…

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….

Misleading posts claim record Antarctica cold disproves global warming – AFP Factcheck

Copyright AFP 2017-2021. All rights reserved. Social media posts cite record cold temperatures in Antarctica as evidence that global warming is exaggerated or non-existent. But glaciologists and climate scientists say the cold weather does not mean climate change is not…

How Russia Is Cashing In on Climate Change – The New York Times

PEVEK, Russia — A refurbished port. A spanking new plant to generate electricity. Repaved roads. And money left over to repair the library and put in a new esplanade along the shore of the Arctic Ocean. Globally, the warming climate…

Climate change – Nature.com

NEWS 22 October 2021 Poll shows that 80% of respondents are more concerned in the run-up to the COP26 climate meeting than they were ahead of the Paris conference 6 years ago. Quirin Schiermeier Quirin Schiermeier You have full access…

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