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Australian climate action rated Highly Insufficient by Climate Action Tracker

The Climate Action Tracker, in a new report, has highlighted that Australia, in the leadup to the UN Climate Conference in Glasgow (COP26), is one of the climate action emission reduction and policy laggards. It categorised Australia in the Highly…

The planet is on a ‘catastrophic’ global warming path, UN report shows – Henry Herald

The planet is careening toward warming of 2.7 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels — far above what scientists say the world should be targeting — according to a report on global emissions targets by the UN Framework Convention on Climate…

Don’t Get Fooled By The Great Climate Health Scare

So what exactly does the editor of the British Dental Journal (BDJ) know about climate change? And why should anyone care? Ahead of the annual United Nations climate meeting to be held in Scotland in November, BDJ editor Stephen Hancocks…

Biden’s Trillion-Dollar Climate Goals Collide With Political, Economic Reality

President Joe Biden campaigned on a promise to restore U.S. leadership in the global fight against climate change and followed up with a dizzying number of executive orders and lofty targets to slash emissions. But nine months into his presidency,…

The West’s Twin Failures: Afghanistan And Climate Change

The West’s humiliation in Afghanistan has an older brother: climate change. As siblings, the two share characteristics, most obviously an inability to confront unwelcome facts. In Afghanistan, there was a large constituency led by the Pentagon invested in the mantra…

If Left to Regrow, Brazil’s Atlantic Forest Could Recover Faster and Store More Carbon Cheaper Than Tree Planting

Reprinted and altered with permission from World At Large, a news website of nature, politics, science, health, and travel. Naturally regenerated forests are much better ways of achieving climate targets than mass planting, and Brazil could achieve 150% more reforestation if the forests are left to their own schemes. Home to a wealth of biodiversity […]

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World weather groups forecast a year of global warming of 1.5C before 2025 – Financial Times

Climate change updates Sign up to myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about Climate change news. The world is likely to temporarily exceed 1.5C of warming since pre-industrial times within the next five years, according to a…

Most fossil fuel must stay in ground to keep warming below 1.5°C: study – Landscape News

To have a 50 percent chance of keeping global warming below 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, almost 60 percent of the world’s oil and gas reserves and 90 percent of coal deposits must remain in the ground, according to a recent…

Americans’ views on global warming haven’t changed. They’re an outlier, survey shows. – Yahoo News

Intense concern about climate change is increasing among people in several major economies, according to a survey released Tuesday by the Pew Research Center that found that 72 percent of those polled were worried climate change will harm them personally…

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