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Climate change could cost countries their credit rating – World Economic Forum

63 countries could see their credit ratings cut because of climate change by 2030 according to a new study. The hardest hit countries included China, Chile, Malaysia, and Mexico which could see six notches of downgrades by the end of…

Global warming could cut over 60 countries’ credit ratings by 2030 – The Jerusalem Post

A new algorithm-based study by a group of UK universities has predicted that 63 countries – roughly half the number rated by the likes of S&P Global, Moody’s and Fitch – could see their credit ratings cut because of climate…

Intensity of tropical cyclones is probably increasing due to climate change – EurekAlert

Many tropical cyclone-prone regions of the world are expected to experience storm systems of greater intensity over the coming century, according to a review of research published today in ScienceBrief Review. Moreover, sea level rise will aggravate coastal flood risk…

Antarctic seals reveal worrying threats to disappearing glaciers

(University of East Anglia) More Antarctic meltwater is surfacing than was previously known, modifying the climate, preventing sea ice from forming and boosting marine productivity- according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA). For the first time, researchers have been able to obtain full-depth glacial meltwater observations in winter, using instruments attached to the heads of seals living near the Pine Island Glacier, in the remote Amundsen Sea in the west of Antarctica.

Tenfold increase in CO2 emissions cuts needed to stem climate emergency – EurekAlert

New research shows 64 countries cut their fossil CO2 emissions during 2016-2019, but the rate of reduction needs to increase tenfold to meet the Paris Agreement aims to tackle climate change. This first global stocktake by researchers at the University…

Tenfold increase in CO2 emissions cuts needed to stem climate emergency

(University of East Anglia) New research shows 64 countries cut their fossil CO2 emissions during 2016-2019, but the rate of reduction needs to increase tenfold to meet the Paris Agreement aims to tackle climate change.

Don’t Get Fooled By The Media’s Crafty Coverage Of Cold Weather

Parts of the River Thames in London froze recently following subzero temperatures across the UK. The last time this happened was in 1963. The Netherlands shivered at minus 20 degrees Celsius. Across the Atlantic, Americans experienced extreme February snowfall, causing…

Current emissions goals not enough to avoid ‘global catastrophe,’ UN data says – USA TODAY

The newest pledges by countries to cut greenhouse gas emissions are falling far short of what’s needed to limit global warming to what the Paris climate accord seeks, a new United Nations report finds.  So the U.N.’s climate chief is…

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Reconstruction shows increased global warming trends since 1850s – Newswise

Newswise — Earth is warming rapidly, but there is too little observational data in some regions such as the Arctic or high-altitude areas like the Qinghai-Tibetan plateau to adequately and consistently assess temperature variations across the globe. To better understand…