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UK summer temperatures may hit 40C even if global warming is limited to 1.5C, scientists warn – Sky News

British summers may regularly hit 40C (104F) even if the global warming target set out by the Paris Agreement is met, meteorologists have said. The Royal Meteorological Society says such highs could become the new normal regardless of whether global…

Hajj pilgrims face growing heat stroke risks with global warming – The Independent

As thousands of devout Muslims flock to Islam’s holiest sites in Saudi Arabia for the annual Hajj pilgrimage this week, scientists warn the sacred rite is under threat due to deadly rising heat. The risk of pilgrims suffering life-threatening heat…

What’s the difference between 1.5 and 2 degrees of global warming? – The European Sting

(Credit: Unsplash) This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sean Fleming, Senior Writer, Formative Content The risks to our climate of a rise in global temperatures of 2C over pre-industrial…

The Only Way to Stop Global Warming – Modern Diplomacy

One way exists to stop global warming, but the mutual feedback cycles that are now accelerating global warming might already have achieved enough speed of increasing temperature so as to prevent even that one way from working, and therefore the…

Climate change is a unifying threat — NATO should enact Article 5 to combat it | TheHill – The Hill

The North Atlantic Treaty Alliance (NATO) recently joined the group of nations, cities, central bank and companies pledging to eliminate net CO2 emissions by 2050. We should certainly applaud them. NATO’s purpose is to safeguard the freedom and security of all its members by political…

Enlist the Ocean in Combatting Climate Change, Experts and Advocates Argue – Scientific American

Climate scientists and marine advocates are calling on governments worldwide to look beyond green policymaking when it comes to climate change. They say a critical shade is missing in the fight against global warming. Blue. Countries must recognize the important…

Global Warming Target Of 1.5°C Based On Shaky Scientific Analysis

The Trudeau government’s decision to ban gasoline-powered cars by 2035 in the drive to “net-zero” emissions is part of a global policy agenda kickstarted by a 2018 “Special Report” issued by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)….

Climate change has raised tricky questions over policy responses – Mint

From a heatwave in the Arctic region to devastating floods in many countries, the threat of climate change is now stark. Some new urgency can be seen in an official statement released by G20 environment ministers last weekend. It said…

We modelled the effects of climate change on Kenya’s Tana River Basin – The Conversation Africa

Kenya’s Tana River – the longest in the country – snakes through a river basin which encompasses a huge range of ecosystems, from lush forests along the upper reaches of the river on the slopes of Mount Kenya to dry…

John Kerry “not confident” enough is being done to prevent worst damages of climate change – CBS News

Our series “Eye on Earth” looks at how weather disasters in the U.S. and around the world are an alarming wake-up call. Scientists say climate change is driving a series of extreme weather catastrophes this summer. In an interview seen…

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