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November 24, 2015 Not Good Enough: Meta-Analysis Of Climate INDC Studies
CleanTechnica - Last week, analysts Kelly Levin and Taryn Fransen of the World Resources Institute munched and crunched about a dozen very recent reports that examine how far the world's climate action commitments (intended...
November 24, 2015 NOAA Global Warming Study Under Fire
R & D Magazine - The study reports global surface temperatures are higher than reported by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, and that the rate of warming for the first 15 years of the 21st century is on par with...
November 24, 2015 Climate change will trigger the world's greatest refugee crisis
Sydney Morning Herald - And it will force residents out of rural areas that suffer greater risk of wildfire. On current trends, the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change predicts sea levels will rise by up to...
November 24, 2015 Weather disasters occur almost daily, becoming more frequent: U.N.Source: Reuters
Weather-related disasters such as floods and heatwaves have occurred almost daily in the past decade, almost twice as often as two decades ago, with Asia being the hardest hit region, a U.N. report said on Monday.
Source: Independent (UK)
As carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere steadily rise, Nasa is warning that the capacity of Earth's oceans, forests and land ecosystems to absorb human-generated carbon dioxide could one day dramatically weaken.
November 13, 2015 These Charts Show the Bright Future Ahead for Clean EnergySource: Mother Jones
With high-stakes climate negotiations just around the corner, things are looking rosy for the producers and sellers of wind turbines and solar panels.
Large swathes of the northern hemisphere, home to some 2 billion people, could suffer increasing water shortages due to shrinking snowpacks, researchers said on Thursday.
November 12, 2015 New Study Says Sea Levels May Not Rise as Quickly as PredictedSource: Morning Ticker
A number of studies done in the last year are predicting that sea levels will rise as much as 10 feet due in part to the rapid melting of the massive West Antarctic Ice Sheet, but a new study says the computer models overlooked...
November 12, 2015 UK becomes only G7 country to increase fossil fuel subsidiesSource: The Guardian
The UK is alone among G7 nations in dramatically increasing its fossil fuel subsidies, despite an earlier pledge to phase them out, a new report has found.
November 6, 2015 Map: Where climate change is a big deal (and where it isn’t)Source: Washington Post
A Pew survey conducted in 40 countries found that a majority of respondents were concerned about the threat of climate change and wanted their governments to be more proactive about mitigating its effects.
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