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Countries’ climate promises still not enough to avoid catastrophic global warming: UN Report – UN News

The current combined National Determined Contributions (NDCs)—meaning the countries’ national efforts to tackle emissions and mitigate climate change—are leading our planet to at least 2.5 degrees warming, a level deemed catastrophic by scientists at the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change…

Queensland sets new renewables targets: 70% by 2032, 80% by 2035, coal reliance phaseout by 2035

“We are facing a climate emergency,” Premier Anastacia Palaszczuk said in her State of the State address at a CEDA function. She noted that Queensland is facing dramatic problems from rising sea levels in Torres Strait, record “rain bombs”, bushfires,…

Disappearing islands: inevitable climate change… – The American Bazaar

With rising sea levels several coastal cities will disappear by 2100 or shrink considerably By Kiran N. Kumar A decade ago, there were 15 low-lying islands in Louisiana but today, only about six islands are there and the rest have…

Global Warming And The Future Of Food – Modern Diplomacy

With one in eight people worldwide threatened by a lethal heat wave in South Asia that’s already taken close to 100 lives, it’s time we recognize that the climate crisis is a health crisis. This is not an isolated issue….

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‘Clear message’: Labor promises to bid to host global climate change summit if elected – Sydney Morning Herald

Australia would bid to host a United Nations climate change summit in partnership with other Pacific nations if Labor won next month’s federal election as part of the federal opposition’s bid to improve the nation’s credentials with the region on…

The Tongan Island That Blew Up The Climate Myth About Sea Levels

We have been warned repeatedly that rising sea levels will wipe small Pacific Island nations from the map of the world thanks to climate change; that they are particularly vulnerable to human-caused emissions of carbon dioxide. Not so the island…

The Civil Beat Editorial Board Interview: UH Climate Expert Chip Fletcher – Honolulu Civil Beat

Editor’s note: The Civil Beat Editorial Board and reporters spoke with Chip Fletcher, associate dean for academic affairs at the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology at the University of Hawaii Manoa. He is also chairman of Honolulu’s Climate…

COP26: Where Democracy (And Debate) Went Up In Flames

On my way to Glasgow for COP26, as part of a delegation from Iceland, I stayed at a hotel in London. While there, I turned on the news and started switching through the channels. All were carrying the same back-to-back…

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