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Climate Change


Pathway to global climate catastrophe is clear

Global climate catastrophe could be nearer than we think. The Greenland ice sheet could begin a process of irreversible melting.

‘Truly an emergency’: how drought returned to California with scientists sounding the alarm

Just two years after California celebrated the end of its last devastating drought, the state is facing another one.

The very expensive human cost of climate change

Storms devastate. Climate change makes them more devastating. Now we know how much the human cost of climate change really is.

‘A Real Hotspot’: Study Shows Arctic Warming 3 Times Faster Than Rest of Earth

Arctic warming has far-reaching consequences that are important not only to local communities and ecosystems but to the fate of life on planet Earth.

Falling harvests could soon follow growing deserts

A hotter world will mean more deserts and falling harvests − bad news for food producers and for all of us.

“Our Planet, Our Future” – Another Desperate Plea for Humanity to Wake Up

How many times do venerable scientists need to scream that unless humanity changes course immediately, we face unprecedented crises?

2°C more heat may mean catastrophic sea level rise

The Paris Agreement to limit global heat could prevent catastrophic sea level rise, if states keep their promises to cut carbon.

Faster glacier melting raises hunger threat

The world’s upland icecaps are in retreat. Faster glacier melting could slow to a trickle streams that once fed foaming rivers.

Mammals face an uncertain future as global temperatures rise

From mice to elephants, mammals are being affected by rising global temperatures in positive and negative ways that are hard to keep track of.

Human activity alters Earth’s spin on its axis

The planet may not catch fire, but climate change really has altered the Earth’s spin on its axis as it rounds the sun.