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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 is “single biggest health threat facing humanity,” WHO says – CBS News

A new report released by the World Health Organization on Monday warns that climate change is the “single biggest health threat facing humanity.” The report points out that climate change is already impacting the lives and health of millions of people…

‘Once-in-a generation’ Fossil Discovery Reveals New Species in 16-Million-Year-old Amber

They’ve famously survived the vacuum of space, and even returned to life after being frozen for decades in Antarctic moss. But as hard as it is to kill the bizarre microscopic animal, the tardigrade, it’s harder to find one fossilized. In fact, only two have ever been discovered and formally named—until now. Lead researchers at […]

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Climate change: ‘World’s best last chance’ for action at COP26. What you need to know – CNET

The planet, you’ve likely heard, isn’t doing so well. The latest report from the United Nations’ chief climate body, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, shows global temperatures are very likely to rise 1.5 degrees Celsius above preindustrial levels in the…

How the planet has changed: Use our interactive tool – The Advertiser

This is how life on Earth will never be the same and the very surprising politician who grasped the problem first. Decades before Greta Thunberg skipped school, and 16 years before Al Gore turned a slide show into an Academy-Award-winning…

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…

Glasgow and global warming to 2⁰C and beyond

by Andrew Glikson “Burning all fossil fuels would create a different planet” (Hansen, 2016) While at present the world is necessarily investing in medical research in order to save the lives of millions, global warming is threatening the lives of…

Climate Scientists Win 2021 Nobel Prize in Physics for Linking Global Warming and Human Activity – Global Citizen

This year’s Nobel Prize in Physics recognizes three scientists for their work in weather and climate modeling and the human effects on global warming.  Syukuro Manabe, Klaus Hasselmann, and Giorgio Parisi received the prestigious award on Tuesday at the annual…

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