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Chinese Belt and Road Plan ‘May Result in 2.7C Warming’

 Without green policy controls, $12tn programme could promote development that would compromise the goals of the Paris Agreement, report finds. China’s multi-trillion dollar global investment plans could blow the 2C warming limit set by the Paris Agreement without curbs on…

Blueprints of future climate trends

Blueprints of future climate trends Extreme GHG and temperature rise rates question linear climate projections Andrew GliksonEarth and climate scientistAustralian National Universitygeospec@iinet.net.au Abstract The extreme greenhouse gas (GHG) and temperature rise rates since the mid-1970th raise questions over linear climate…

Why Climate Action Was The Biggest Loser At The G7

Despite President Emmanuel Macron’s effort to push climate change to the front of the discussion during the recently concluded G-7 meeting in France, the confab ended without a concrete agreement to take action on the issue. Some of the blame…

Global Warming Increases Threat of Himalayas’ Killer Lakes – VOA News

When a “Himalayan tsunami” roars down from the rooftop of the world, water from an overflowing glacial lake obeys gravity. Obliterating everything in its path, a burst is predictable only in its destructiveness.  “There was no meaning in it,” one person…

The changing face of planet Earth

The changing face of planet Earth Andrew GliksonEarth and Climate scientistAustralian National University 12-8-2019 Preamble The inhabitants of planet Earth are in the process of destroying the habitability of their world through the perpetration of the largest mass extinction of…

Mega-cloud from Canadian wildfires will help model impacts of nuclear war

(Rutgers University) Extreme wildfires in British Columbia, Canada, pumped so much smoke into the upper atmosphere in August 2017 that an enormous cloud circled most of the Northern Hemisphere — a finding in the journal Science that will help scientists model the climate impacts of nuclear war.

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Guest blog – World Land Trust by Paul Sterry

Paul Sterry has an academic background in freshwater biology and is a passionate conservationist. He has been writing about natural history and photographing wildlife for the last 40 years, with an emphasis on the British scene. Paul Sterry has an…

How Climate Change Could Trigger the Next Global Financial Crisis – The Atlantic

A few years ago, Mark Carney, a former Goldman Sachs director who now leads the Bank of England, sounded a warning. Global warming, he said, could send the world economy spiraling into another 2008-like crisis. He called for central banks…