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Ocean acidification threat to sea life

By absorbing CO2 the ocean is becoming more acidic, and this is happening at a faster rate than during any other period in the past 300 million years.
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Threats to coral reefs

The greenhouse effect, global warming, local pollution and implications for coral reefs described in a regional overview.
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Potential to step up global climate ambitions

Right now, several parallel evaluation processes are under way that could lead to higher ambitions in global climate negotiations.
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Global warming will thaw more permafrost than previously thought

The UK Met Office reports that “global warming will thaw about 20 per cent more permafrost than previously thought, scientists have warned – potentially releasing significant amounts of greenhouse gases into the Earth’s atmosphere.
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CCS is still a failure

After decades of talking and billions of euros in investments there are no large commercial CO2 storage facilities in Norway, Canada, the US or anywhere else in the world.
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1 tonne of CO2 melts 3 m2 of Arctic ice

Study argues that Arctic summer sea ice can survive only if global warming is kept below 1.5°C.
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Global warming and its implications for coral reefs

At current projected levels of temperature increase it has been suggested that tropical coral reefs could be lost altogether as soon as 2050.
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EU needs to shut all coal plants by 2030

The EU will need to phase out CO2 emissions from all of its coal plants in the next 15 years if it is to meet the Paris Agreement’s long-term temperature goals, according to a new Climate Analytics report released in Brussels in February 2017.
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Global soil carbon losses in response to warming

In a recent study published in Nature, 50 researchers from around the world confirm the concerns that they have had for a long time: soils will release a large amount of carbon in response to the rising air temperature.
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