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Planned fossil fuel production rise locks in dangerous levels of warming – National Geographic

Global governments plan to produce 120 percent more fossil fuels by 2030, drastically at odds with the 2.7 degrees Fahrenheit (1.5 degrees Celsius) warming limit they all agreed to under the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement. All major fossil fuel-producing nations—including…

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EMISSIONS: World ramps up fossil fuel use as it promises to lower CO2

The world will consume far more fossil fuels than what’s anticipated under the Paris Agreement, in an oil and gas splurge that threatens to overshoot global goals on climate change, the United Nations and other research groups warned today.

Climate Extremism In The Age Of Disinformation

Do the global warming wars ever change anyone’s mind? I suppose there are a few people whose minds have been changed. As I recall, Judith Curry has said Climategate (now “celebrating” its 10-year anniversary) was her wake-up call that institutionalized…

LETTER: Man-made global warming hypothesis not validated – Peninsula Daily News

The “Look in the Mirror” commentary (Oct. 13, PDN) is not deterred by scientific facts. Surveys show deep disagreement on scientific issues. The man-made global warming hypothesis has not been validated, in my opinion. Climate is an interdisciplinary subject requiring…

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Ocean studies look at microscopic diversity and activity across entire planet

Two new articles use samples and data collected during the Tara Oceans Expedition to analyze current ocean diversity across the planet, providing a baseline to better understand climate change’s impact on the oceans.

Two ocean studies look at microscopic diversity and activity across entire planet

(Cell Press) Two Cell papers use samples and data collected during the Tara Oceans Expedition to analyze current ocean diversity across the planet, providing a baseline to better understand climate change’s impact on the oceans. In a Perspective publishing in the journal One Earth, Claudet et al. examine the barriers that have prevented ocean sustainability policy changes so far and suggest strategies for leveraging the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development to overcome these challenges.

There are variations in plankton biodiversity and activity from the equator to the poles

(CNRS) New results from the Tara Oceans expedition, led by a collaboration between the Tara Ocean Foundation and teams from the CNRS, EMBL, CEA, Sorbonne Université and Université Paris Science Lettres between 2009 and 2013 show that the diversity and functions of planktonic species in the global ocean change dramatically according to latitude.

Greta Thunberg Hitches [Another] Free Ride Across The Atlantic, Slams Trump

Climate activist Greta Thunberg has found a free, carbon-neutral ride back across the Atlantic, leaving U.S. shores on Wednesday with some stinging words for President Donald Trump. The 16-year-old has spent the past 11 weeks crisscrossing America, delivering excoriating messages…