Climate change ‘will inflict substantial damages on US lives’

  • US National Climate Assessment details climate change impact
  • Current response to crisis is insufficient, authors say

Global carbon emissions stood still in 2016, offering climate hope

The new data is a welcome sign of progress in the battle against global warming but many challenges remain, including methane from cattle

Exxon, Stephen Hawking, greens, and Reagan’s advisors agree on a carbon tax

Nearly everyone other than science-denying Republican Party leaders understands the importance of a carbon pollution tax

Paris agreement’s 1.5C target ‘only way’ to save coral reefs, Unesco says

First global assessment of climate change impact on world heritage-listed reefs says local efforts are ‘no longer sufficient’

Fossil-fuel CO2 emissions nearly stable for third year in row

But while increase in emissions has been halted, CO2 concentrations in atmosphere still at record high and rising

Three things to know about the climate agreement

Paris (dpa) – The Paris climate agreement, which seeks to limit temperature rise to 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, is riddled with UN-speak. What does it all actually mean? Here are three key things to know. THE WORLD IS NOT SAVED, YET: Some 186 countries submitted plans to reduce their carbon emissions and use more…

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Norway pledges to become climate neutral by 2030

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Parliament approves radical proposal of accelerated emissions cuts and carbon offsetting to achieve climate goal 20 years earlier than planned