‘We can’t see a future’: group takes EU to court over climate change

Litigants from eight countries claim EU institutions are not protecting fundamental rights

Investors urge fossil fuel firms to shun Trump’s Arctic drilling plans

Oil extraction in Alaskan wilderness area would be an ‘irresponsible business decision’, trillion-dollar investors say

Great Barrier Reef: 30% of coral died in ‘catastrophic’ 2016 heatwave

Report chronicles ‘mass mortality’, the extent and severity of which has shocked scientists
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Climate change runs AMOC with Atlantic currents: studies

A system of Atlantic Ocean currents that regulates global weather is at its feeblest in 1,600 years, weakened partly by climate change, said researchers Wednesday, warning of trouble ahead. Two studies in the journal Nature concluded the system, dubbed the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC), is in decline — validating a long-held scientific suspicion. The weakening,…

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Two degrees no longer seen as global warming guardrail

Limiting global warming to two degrees Celsius will not prevent destructive and deadly climate impacts, as once hoped, dozens of experts concluded in a score of scientific studies released Monday. A world that heats up by 2C (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) — long regarded as the temperature ceiling for a climate-safe planet — could see mass displacement…

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