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Stripping carbon from the atmosphere might be needed to avoid dangerous warming — but it remains a deeply uncertain prospect – Down To Earth Magazine

Proponents argue carbon removal is required at a massive scale to avoid dangerous warming Australia’s latest State of the Climate Report offers grim reading. As if recent floods weren’t bad enough, the report warns of worsening fire seasons, more drought years and,…

The World Took a Bold, Toothless Step Forward on Climate Justice

The United Nations climate conference that concluded last weekend in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt, did not appear, at the outset, poised to deliver a major breakthrough. Unlike last year’s meeting in Glasgow, this year’s was not designed to produce new…

Guest Post: COP27: one big breakthrough but ultimately an inadequate response to the climate crisis

Photo by IISD/ENB Matt McDonald, The University of Queensland For 30 years, developing nations have fought to establish an international fund to pay for the “loss and damage” they suffer as a result of climate change. As the COP27 climate…

U.N. Climate Talks End With a Deal to Pay Poor Nations for Damage

At the same time, rising global temperatures have intensified deadly floods in places like Pakistan and Nigeria, as well as fueled record heat across Europe and Asia. In the Horn of Africa, a third year of severe drought has brought…

Red Sea Coral Reefs Keep Thriving Despite Global Warming

SHARM El SHEIKH, Egypt — The vast majority of the world’s coral reefs are likely to be severely damaged in the coming decades if the planet keeps warming at its current rate. But the wildly colorful coral reefs in the…

Taking on the Climate

At the biggest international climate summit of the year, world leaders meeting over the past two weeks have been dogged by reports that countries are falling short of their commitments to combat climate change. So what’s the point of the…

Your Thursday Briefing: Crisis Averted?

Poland calls blast a likely accident On Tuesday, an explosion in Poland near the border with Ukraine killed two people. Initial reports suggested that a Russian missile caused the explosion. But a fuller picture has since emerged. Andrzej Duda, Poland’s…

Ocean Policy Research Institute publishes “Climate Security: Global Warming and a Free and Open Indo-Pacific” – PR Newswire

TOKYO, Nov. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Ocean Policy Research Institute of the Sasakawa Peace Foundation (OPRI-SPF) is pleased to announce the publication of the English version of “Climate Security: Global Warming and a Free and Open Indo-Pacific,” originally published…

Brazil, Indonesia and Congo Sign Rainforest Protection Pact

SHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt — The three countries that are home to more than half of the world’s tropical rainforests — Brazil, Indonesia and the Democratic Republic of Congo — are pledging to work together to establish a “funding mechanism”…

U.S. and China Restart Climate Talks

BALI, Indonesia — President Biden and President Xi Jinping of China agreed on Monday to restart talks between their countries as part of international climate negotiations, a breakthrough in the effort to avert catastrophic global warming. Talks between China and…

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