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How climate change may shape the world in the centuries to come – Science News

It’s hard to imagine what Earth might look like in 2500. But a collaboration between science and art is offering an unsettling window into how ongoing climate change might transform now-familiar terrain into alien landscapes over the next few centuries….

Stemming methane leaks from oil fields, pipelines and landfills could help us slow global warming quickly – The Conversation AU

Climate change is happening, and it’s mostly due to human activities that change the composition of the atmosphere, which in turn interferes with the natural flow of energy through the climate system. Two greenhouse gases contribute most to this problem:…

Methane, coal transition, transport and forest pledges at COP26 still leave substantial emissions gap – Climate Action Tracker

I’d like to say the various pledges made these last two weeks have eliminated the emissions gap, but they haven’t. If they are implemented and garner more signatories they will shrink the gap. New analysis by Climate Action Tracker shows…

Atmospheric variability contributes to increasing wildfire weather but not as much as global warming – pnas.org

Devastating wildfires have occurred around the world in recent years. While fire has always been part of the landscape, the trend toward increasingly widespread and severe wildfires is a key sentinel of the rapidly intensifying risks caused by global warming…

USA-China Glasgow Declaration at COP26 maintains ambition on CO2 and methane

China and US Climate Envoys take the stage at COP26 announcing Joint Declaration There has been a lot of pressure on China, with the lack of presence of President Xi Jingping at the Leaders summit last week. The US called…

Data on a warming planet: What’s at stake in global climate summit – Christian Science Monitor

Climate scientists are unequivocal: Human activities, from land use patterns to the burning of fossil fuels, have been dramatically boosting the quantity of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in Earth’s atmosphere. The result is a dangerous warming of Earth’s…

Fossil awards to USA, France and IETA at COP26 on Day 3

[embedded content] We hear so much about the new ambition by the USA. They have rejoined the Coalition of High ambition, increased climate finance, initiated the Global Methane Pledge, supported the Glasgow Declaration on Forests and land use but there…

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