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Climate change: what would 4°C of global warming feel like? – The Conversation UK

Another year, another climate record broken. Globally, 2020 tied with 2016 as the warmest year ever recorded. This was all the more remarkable given that cool conditions in the Pacific Ocean – known as La Niña – began to emerge…

Climate change: what would 4°C of global warming feel like? – The Conversation UK

Another year, another climate record broken. Globally, 2020 tied with 2016 as the warmest year ever recorded. This was all the more remarkable given that cool conditions in the Pacific Ocean – known as La Niña – began to emerge…

Measuring the belowground world

Life above ground depends on the soil and its countless inhabitants. Yet, global strategies to protect biodiversity have so far paid little attention to this habitat. Researchers call for greater consideration of soils in international biodiversity strategies, far beyond agriculture. The researchers explain their plan for systematic recording to enable comprehensive policy advisory.

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UN urges nations to scale up climate change adaptation to avoid major economic loss – CNBC

Residents in boats inspect the floodwaters flowing from the Tittabawassee River into the lower part of downtown on May 20, 2020 in Midland, Michigan. Gregory Shamus | Getty Images Governments across the world must significantly scale up climate adaptation measures…

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50 Countries Just Joined New Coalition to Protect 30% of the Planet’s Land and Oceans By Decade’s End

A band of more than 50 countries, chaired by France, the UK, and Costa Rica, have committed to an ambitious push to conserve and protect 30% of the world’s land and oceans by 2030. The agreement was made by the fledgling High Ambition Coalition for People and Nature (HAC) at the One Planet Summit for […]

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50 Countries Just Joined New Coalition to Protect 30% of the Planet’s Land and Oceans By Decade’s End

A band of more than 50 countries, chaired by France, the UK, and Costa Rica, have committed to an ambitious push to conserve and protect 30% of the world’s land and oceans by 2030. The agreement was made by the fledgling High Ambition Coalition for People and Nature (HAC) at the One Planet Summit for […]

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Climate change is hurting children’s diets, global study finds

An international study of 107,000 children finds that higher temperatures are an equal or even greater contributor to child malnutrition than the traditional culprits of poverty, inadequate sanitation, and poor education. The 19-nation study is the largest investigation to date of the relationship between our changing climate and children’s diet diversity. Of the six regions examined–in Asia, Africa, and Central and South America–five had significant reductions in diet diversity associated with higher temperatures.

The state of the climate in 2021 – BBC News

5. Forests Since 1990 the world has lost 178 million hectares of forest (690,000 square miles) – an area the size of Libya. Over the past three decades, the rate of deforestation has slowed but experts say it isn’t fast…

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Kenya faces $62bn bill to mitigate climate-linked hunger, drought and conflict

Kenya needs $62bn (£46bn) to mitigate and adapt to the climate crisis in the next 10 years, according to a government document sent to the UN framework convention on climate change. It equates to almost 67% of Kenya’s GDP. The…

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Global Warming Could Stabilize Faster than Originally Thought If Nations Achieve Net Zero – Yale Environment 360

The world may be barreling towards climate disaster but rapidly eliminating planet-heating emissions means global temperatures could stabilize within just a couple of decades, scientists say. For many years it was assumed that further global heating would be locked in…