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Could a technological fix save the planet from climate change? – FRANCE 24 English

Pessimism is growing about humanity’s ability to save the planet as world leaders prepare to convene for climate change talks at the COP26 summit in Glasgow on October 31. Faced with increasingly apocalyptic projections, some scientists are calling for plans…

Updated NDCs set world on track for 2.7 degrees of warming by 2100 – Landscape News

For the latest climate change science, join the Global Landscapes Forum at COP 26 for GLF Climate (5-7 November, 2021). As the world gets ready for the most important climate conference of the year, COP26, governments’ climate targets remain far from sufficient….

In the Arctic’s, global warming is happening three times faster than in the rest of the world – Firstpost

Agence France-PresseOct 27, 2021 16:14:17 IST Sheltered by snow-spattered mountains, the Stordalen mire is a flat, marshy plateau, pockmarked with muddy puddles. A whiff of rotten eggs wafts through the fresh air. Here in the Arctic in Sweden’s far north,…

Earth will warm 2.7 degrees Celsius based on current pledges to cut emissions – Science News Magazine

This year was supposed to be a turning point in addressing climate change. But the world’s nations are failing to meet the moment, states a new report by the United Nations Environment Programme. The Emissions Gap Report 2021: The Heat…

Latest National Climate Plans Still Fall Far Short, U.N. Report Warns – The New York Times

If those targets are met, the U.N. report found, that could nudge down expected future emissions further, though the world would remain sharply off track from its Paris agreement goals. Environmentalists have called on China to do far more to…

Australia at COP26 diary

Design for a Billboard at COP26 Glasgow crowdfunded by Dan Ilic UN climate conference, the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) is ocurring in Glasgow from Monday November 1 to Friday November 12, 2021 (but may also go overtime into…

Democracies that fail to act on climate change face ‘existential’ threat – Reuters

LONDON, Oct 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Climate change poses “an existential challenge” for democratic governments and could lead to more authoritarian rule if efforts to curb global warming founder, fuelling a surge in catastrophic impacts from hunger to heatwaves,…

Morrison Net Zero 2050 Plan a fraud, with plans to double coal exports, new gas expansion

Energy and Emissions Reduction Minister Angus Taylor with ‘Net zero Plan’ slide Prime Minister Scott Morrison accompanied by Energy and Emissions Reduction Minister Angus Taylor announced Australia’s commitment to Net Zero by 2050. But there will be no change to…

Greenhouse gas levels hit record; world struggles to curb damage – Reuters

UN seeks ‘dramatic increase’ in climate commitments Summit will seek to avert menacing levels of warming UK’s Johnson says COP26 outcome is ‘touch and go’ We need to revisit our whole way of life – Taalas GENEVA/GLASGOW, Oct 25 (Reuters)…

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