The Earth is warming at an astounding speed, equivalent to absorbing 907 times the USA’s annual energy use, far faster than biological species can adapt
New study provides ‘unequivocal indicators’ that global warming is not just underway but speeding up. Scientists insist ‘the time for inaction is over.’
Greenhouse gas in atmosphere continues accelerating, reaching the highest concentration ever recorded in May 2020.
‘Previous studies projected that this would happen several decades from now, but this shows it’s happening right now’
Every degree of global warming will push a billion people out of the human survival zone
New studies show global warming is raising the risk of sudden, near total collapse of the wild populations that sustain human society.
Oil companies face severe problems now, but in the long run the industry giants may be bigger and even more dangerous to life on Earth.
The gap between the world’s richest and poorest countries is 25 percent larger than it would have been without climate change
The last remaining underexploited economy in southeast Asia offers new opportunities for capital accumulation with a green veneer
Study highlights combined effects of extreme heat and humidity, which are especially dangerous to human health
Meteorologists agree that temperatures will continue to rise, and record years like 2019 are becoming the new baseline
David Schwartzman argues that we can’t prevent catastrophic climate change without negative carbon emission technologies
There is no monitoring program for abandoned wells, so they can leak for a long time before emissions are detected and repaired.
Even if Paris goals are met, climate change could wipe out 20% of species by 2070. If warming is greater, far more will die.
What’s behind the breakdown of the relationship between human society and the natural world on which we depend?
Nnimmo Bassey: Africa will face calamitous roasting unless radical social and ecological transformation starts soon
Existing emission policies will not harm oil and gas profits. They also won’t stop global warming from rising to globally destructive levels
Australia’s out-of-control bushfires dramatically confirm the need for a government that doesn’t serve the interests of multi-national corporations
Emissions are rising. Each decade is warmer than the last. The oceans are heating up. Australia is burning. And that’s just January.
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