Climate change has reached an unprecedented level, with little time to act, a stark new UN report finds

By Sabrina Shankman 08/09/21
Earth’s climate is warming at a faster rate than previously thought, and with greater and more widespread consequences, according to a landmark report by the world’s top climate scientists. The window for decisive action to…
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First Thing: Major climate changes inevitable and irreversible, says IPCC in starkest warning yet

By Jedidajah Otte 08/09/21
Widespread devastation and extreme weather are likely to become inevitable within the next two decades thanks to human behaviour causing rising temperatures, the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has warned.
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A Hotter Future Is Certain, Climate Panel Warns. But How Hot Is Up to Us.

By Brad Plumer and Henry Fountain 08/09/21
Nations have delayed curbing their fossil-fuel emissions for so long that they can no longer stop global warming from intensifying over the next 30 years, though there is still a short window to prevent the…
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Humans have pushed the climate into ‘unprecedented’ territory, landmark U.N. report finds

By Brady Dennis and Sarah Kaplan 08/09/21
More than three decades ago, a collection of scientists assembled by the United Nations first warned that humans were fueling a dangerous greenhouse effect and that if the world didn’t act collectively and deliberately to…
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The climate news is about to get a lot worse

By Ishaan Tharoor 08/06/21
If the headlines don’t already feel rather apocalyptic, they are about to get worse. On Monday, the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will release the first part of its latest major assessment report…
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Why the IPCC climate reports are so important

By ClimateAdam 08/06/21
The intergovernmental panel on climate change releases the definitive reports on global warming, with the next major report coming out in 2021 and 2022. But how do these reports actually work, and how far can…
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New Climate Report Will Detail Grim Future of Hotter, Extreme Weather and Rising Seas

By Jeff Tollefson 08/06/21
The United Nations is poised to release the most confident and comprehensive assessment yet of global warming, including detailed estimates of how continued greenhouse-gas emissions will increase Earth’s sea levels and drive extreme weather in…
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Climate change: Researchers begin discussions on vital report

By Matt McGrath 07/26/21
Against a backdrop of fires and floods, researchers are meeting virtually to finalise a key climate science study. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is preparing the most comprehensive assessment on the state of…
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What to Expect from the Next Major Global Climate Report

By Sara Schonhardt 07/22/21
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change grabbed the world’s attention in 2018 when it released a sobering report that warned—in no uncertain terms—world leaders needed to take drastic and immediate steps to blunt the most…
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Do Leaked Climate Reports Help or Hurt Public Understanding of Global Warming?

By Bob Berwyn 07/21/21
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has always been a lightning rod for controversy. Since its creation in 1988, conspiracy theorists and politicians funded by fossil fuel interests have tried to undermine the organization’s science…
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