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Study: World likely to hit key warming threshold in 10-12 years – Channel3000.com – WISC-TV3

The world will likely breach the internationally agreed-upon climate change threshold in about a decade, and keep heating to break through a next warming limit around mid-century even with big pollution cuts, artificial intelligence predicts in a new study that’s…

Editorial: The healing of the ozone layer gives hope, but addressing climate change will be harder – Los Angeles Times

Now for some good news about our planet: The ozone layer is healing. A recent United Nations-backed assessment found continued progress in the global effort to repair the shield-like layer high up in the stratosphere that protects Earth and its…

Death in the marshes: environmental calamity hits Iraq’s unique wetlands

Small gangs of buffaloes sat submerged in green and muddy waters. Their back ridges rose over the surface like a chain of black islets, spanning the Toos River, a tributary of the Tigris that flows into the Huwaiza marshes in…

The global climate change suicide pact

 by Andrew Glikson Despite of deceptively-claimed mitigation of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in parts of the world, ongoing burning of domestic and exported fossil fuels world-wide continues to change the composition of the atmosphere, enriching it in greenhouse gases by…

Ozone action on track, helping avoid 0.5C of global warming by 2100 says UNEP

Ozone recovery is back on track says the latest UNEP assessment report on ozone depletion and recovery. Rogue emissions from China of ozone-depleting chemicals had threatened to delay recovery by a decade. But the emissions were stopped, says the New…

Which Climate Scenarios Limit The Earth’s Warming To 1.5 Degrees Celsius? – CleanTechnica

Complete our 2023 CleanTechnica reader survey for a chance to win an electric bike.   At the UN Climate Change Conference late last month, world leaders reaffirmed the 1.5 C goal of carbon reductions that’s been accepted as necessary to…

The United States Finally Joins a Global Climate Treaty That Phases Down HFCs – NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council)

Projections of ozone layer depletion had the Montreal Protocol not been signed It worked: In 1987, countries came together and signed the Montreal Protocol, which began phasing out production of CFCs from the marketplace and replaced them with readily available,…

“Time to forge a Peace Pact with Nature” says UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres at COP15 Biodiversity conference:

Antonio Guterres, the UN Secretary General, again stepped up the rhetoric at the openning plenary of the Biodiversity conference in Montreal, calling for a “Peace Pact with Nature”. He articulated the rapid species and ecosystems decline and the costs to…

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