Ipcc Report 2023



Corporate interests ‘watered down’ the latest IPCC climate report, investigations find

By Kristoffer Tigue 03/28/23
References to fossil fuels and meat consumption were removed from the report summary, while language bolstering controversial carbon removal technologies were added.
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Urgency heightened in Mass. in face of grim UN climate report

Re “Pushing up climate goals here would be daunting: Mass. efforts have targeted 2050, but UN report may mean it’s not soon enough” (Page A1, March 22): There is a difference between setting goals and…
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Why Optimism Can’t Fix Our Climate Politics

By Kate Aronoff 03/24/23
The release of a new report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change this week has provoked a new round of discussion about how best to talk about the dire crisis it describes. Climate scientist…
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Climate Change Is Speeding Toward Catastrophe. The Next Decade Is Crucial, U.N. Panel Says

By Brad Plumer 03/21/23
Earth is likely to cross a critical threshold for global warming within the next decade, and nations will need to make an immediate and drastic shift away from fossil fuels to prevent the planet from…
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A clear message from science

By Somini Sengupta 03/20/23
“There is a rapidly closing window of opportunity to secure a livable and sustainable future for all (very high confidence).” This is the most striking sentence in a 37-page summary, issued today, of the latest…
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Scientists deliver ‘final warning’ on climate crisis: act now or it’s too late

By Fiona Harvey 03/20/23
Scientists have delivered a “final warning” on the climate crisis, as rising greenhouse gas emissions push the world to the brink of irrevocable damage that only swift and drastic action can avert.
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‘It can be done. It must be done’: IPCC delivers definitive report on climate change, and where to now

By Frank Jotzo and Mark Howden 03/20/23
The world is in deep trouble on climate change, but if we really put our shoulder to the wheel we can turn things around. Loosely, that’s the essence of today’s report by the Intergovernmental Panel…
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IPCC report: Climate solutions exist, but humanity has to break from the status quo and embrace innovation

By Robert Lempert and Elisabeth Gilmore 03/20/23
It’s easy to feel pessimistic when scientists around the world are warning that climate change has advanced so far, it’s now inevitable that societies will either transform themselves or be transformed. But as two of…
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World is on brink of catastrophic warming, U.N. climate change report says

By Sarah Kaplan 03/20/23
The world is likely to pass a dangerous temperature threshold within the next 10 years, pushing the planet past the point of catastrophic warming — unless nations drastically transform their economies and immediately transition away…
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Summary report, 13–19 March 2023

“Human activities, principally through emissions of greenhouse gases, have unequivocally caused global warming, with global surface temperature reaching 1.1°C above 1850-1900 in 2011-2020. Global greenhouse gas emissions have continued to increase, with unequal historical and…
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Climate change will impact everything everywhere all at once

By Christa Avampato 03/06/23
Over the weekend, I read a disturbing article that quoted a potential presidential candidate who wrote, “We will keep fighting until we put a stop to ESG once and for all!”
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Latest IPCC Report Demonstrates Urgency & Opportunity of Reaching Net Zero

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recently released the third and final part of its sixth assessment report, Climate Change 2022: Mitigation of Climate Change. This follows the first report on the latest in…
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