One aim is to have solar geoengineering discussed for the first time by the U.N. General Assembly in a session starting in September 2023.
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Some nations, especially island states at risk of being swamped by rising seas, say reaching 1.5 C — in any year — would be the death knell of the iconic goal.
Agriculture, deforestation and other changes in land use account for about a quarter of humanity’s planet-heating greenhouse gas emissions.
Officials left at home were trying to track complex negotiations in Glasgow in the middle of the night, often with unreliable internet connections.
The need to remove carbon already in the air to try to limit the damage from climate change is becoming increasingly clear.
As global warming pushes waters higher, nations fear their islands could be swamped, shrinking their EEZs and rights to fishing and mining within their boundaries.
When he's not out on the Arctic tundra with his 2,000 reindeer, his dog and Whitney Houston blasting through his headphones, Nils Mathis Sara is often busy explaining to people how a planned copper mine threatens his livelihood. Along with other Sami herders and fishermen, ...
Global warming is on track to breach the toughest limit set in the Paris climate agreement by the middle of this century unless governments make unprecedented economic shifts from fossil fuels, a draft U.N. report said. The draft, of a report due for publication in ...
Summer heat waves and downpours have become more frequent in the northern hemisphere this century, apparently because extreme weather can get trapped for weeks in the same place in a warming world, a study showed Aug. 11. Disruptions to the jet stream, which forms huge ...