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 and fall, but received a turbo boost of support just one day prior, when the world’s most authoritative climate-science body published a landmark report asking the world to do, essentially, exactly what D.C. was
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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.
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.
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 latest U.N. climate report includes some dire forecasts.
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.
Major countries are still whiffing on their Paris Agreement pledges.
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 difference.
Reports of the threats from a warming planet have been coming fast and furiously. The latest: a startling analysis from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change predicting terrible food shortages, wildfires and a massive die-off of coral reefs as soon as 2040, unless governments take strong action.
The U.N.’s scientific advisory board sounds a piercing alarm on climate change, but the President doesn’t seem to hear it.