IPCC REPORT

Why This IPCC Climate Report Is Different

By Stephen Lacey 08/30/21
Thousands of scientists have spent decades pouring over every measurement and research report known. The findings are clearer than ever: It is “virtually certain” that the increases in extreme temperatures and droughts are caused by human…
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In Climate Coverage, Reporting the Grim Facts, but Also the Fight

By Katie Van Syckle 08/27/21
The United Nations recently released a major scientific report concluding that a hotter future is certain but that there is still a chance to prevent the most dire outcomes. Brad Plumer, a climate reporter for…
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Cartoonists’ ‘Code Red’ caricatures of new IPCC report

By Michael Svoboda 08/24/21
The first part of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Sixth Assessment Report, described by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres as “code red for humanity,” was released August 9 amidst a maelstrom of highly charged…
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Climate change a ‘code red for humanity’ — and the Great Lakes

By The Editorial Board 08/17/21
A recent report by the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is a 4,000-page document viewed as the most comprehensive look at climate ever undertaken. Among the findings: “It is unequivocal that human influence…
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Finding the Will to Stave Off a Darker Future

By The Editorial Board 08/14/21
In June 1988 a NASA scientist, Dr. James Hansen, appeared on a very hot day in Washington and told a group of powerful senators that a grim future lay ahead. Carbon emissions, he said, had…
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Climate scientists have a message for the world: Don’t give up

By Chelsea Harvey 08/13/21
Climate change is real, it’s happening now, and it’s wreaking havoc across the world. So said a much-anticipated report released Monday by the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change that has inspired dire headlines and…
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Scientists say this invisible gas could seal our fate on climate change

By Rachel Ramirez 08/12/21
Slashing carbon dioxide emissions is critical to ending the climate crisis. But, for the first time, the UN climate change report emphasized the need to control a more insidious culprit: methane, an invisible, odorless gas…
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How IPCC went from ‘not proven’ that we cause climate change in 1990 to ‘we are guilty’ in 2021

By Ben Santer 08/12/21
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) advises the world’s governments on climate change science, impacts and response strategies, and recently released their latest report on climate change science. It was the sixth in a…
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‘Code Red’ Climate Activism Art Around the World

By Kathleen Rellihan 08/12/21
"Engaging with art can make the world felt. And this feeling spurs thinking, connection and even action," says Olafur Eliasson, the Danish-Icelandic climate-focused artist, about the power of art as activism.
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Five takeaways from the IPCC’s 2021 climate science report

By Isabelle Gerretsen 08/09/21
The UN’s climate science body has published a major report on the physical changes happening and projected to occur as a result of human activity, from devastating floods to destructive wildfires.
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Climate crisis ‘unequivocally’ caused by human activities, says IPCC report

By Damian Carrington 08/09/21
“​​It is unequivocal.” Those stark three words are the first in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s new report. The climate crisis is unequivocally caused by human activities and is unequivocally affecting every corner of…
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IPCC report: Greta Thunberg says world ‘must be brave’ to overcome climate emergency

By Rory Sullivan 08/09/21
The world must be “brave” in confronting the climate emergency, Greta Thunberg has said after the publication of a comprehensive new UN report. The environmental activist spoke out in response to the Intergovernmental Panel on…
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