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The World Is Moving Toward Net Zero Because of a Single Sentence

By Eric Roston
The District of Columbia city council held a public hearing on Oct. 9, 2018, to discuss legislation that would halve the U.S. capital's greenhouse-gas pollution by 2032. The bill had gathered momentum over the summer…

The IPCC Climate Change Report: Why It Matters to Everyone on the Planet

By Courtney Lindwall
The U.N. report warns that dire impacts from climate change will arrive sooner than many expected. Here’s why we need to follow the report’s advice, and why every ton of emissions reductions can make a…

New UN Report Predicts Climate Crisis by 2040. Now What?

By Tanzina Vega Photo: AP Photo
A new UN climate report says it will take unprecedented efforts to avert massive and deadly increases in drought, food shortages, wildfires, and more by the year 2040. That's sooner than what many scientists had…

‘We Fear for Our Children:’ Alaska Natives Speak out in Climate Change Report

By Maddie Stone Photo: Mark Ralston/afp Via Getty Images
For the first time, NOAA's annual report on the devastating effects of climate change in the Arctic is highlighting the unsettling changes to the lives of the people who live there.

Saving the Paris Agreement

By Jeff Goodell Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images
Response at COP23 after release of IPCC: How a team of U.S. diplomats helped salvage the global pact on climate change in the face of Trump’s denialism.

IPCC Frequently Asked Questions PDF

In 2007, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change included these FAQs in an effort to make the basics of climate science more accessible to non-scientists. Susan Hassol worked with the authors to edit this piece.

The IPCC says we need to buy less meat, milk, cheese and butter

By BBC News US
For example, beef cattle raised on deforested land produces 12 times more greenhouse gas emissions than those reared on natural pastures. Scroll down for a great graphic.