Climate Change

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Average CO2 level exceeds 410 ppm for first time

Since 1990, there has been a 40 per cent increase in total radiative forcing – the warming effect on our climate  due to long-lived greenhouse gases.
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1.5°C target still within reach

Scenarios show that the 1.5°C target can be reached without BECCS, through a massive expansion of renewable energy, improved energy efficency and lifestyle changes.
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Below 1.5 – to Stay Alive

“1.5 to Stay Alive” is the rallying call from the Caribbean region for the global community to take action now in the UN during 2018. A film with that message will be submitted to the Talanoa dialogue by AirClim.
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Remaining carbon budget – that’s how fast the carbon clock is ticking

The clock is ticking. The carbon clock of the Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change ...
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Climate change and air pollution top environmental concerns in EU

EU citizens consider climate change as one of the most important environmental issues, closely followed by air pollution, according to the results of a new Eurobarometer survey.
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Freshwater is also becoming more acidic

Rising CO2 in lakes and reservoirs may harm animals that live in those ecosystems, reports Scientific American. 
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Accurate climate models

The most accurate climate change models predict the most alarming consequences, the Washington Post reports.
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State of the global climate

The World Metrological Organization (WMO) reports on a number of worrying climate-related records for 2017.
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Humans can only survive below a threshold of 35°C

Middle East, North Africa and Southern European levels of intense heat could make outdoor work very difficult this century and human life impossible around the Arabian Gulf.
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Climate change will force mass migration of 1 billion people by 2100

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) released in summer 2017 a joint report entitled “A Region at Risk ...
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