The world may be on track to warm by more than 3 degrees — a change that would painfully remake societies and life on the planet.
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"I don’t have words to explain. ‘Concerning’ is not enough. This is frankly a terrifying report,” Costa Rican diplomat Christiana Figueres said.
The new report updates previous work by the IPCC, and offers evidence that climate action, when done right, can improve the health and wellbeing of people around the world.
The Probable Futures initiative hopes its interactive maps showing how fast the Earth could heat will lead citizens and countries to ask questions about climate change.
There is no common accounting for what nations in the Paris Agreement are doing to fight climate change.
Many of the 40 heads of state who participated had their own message: America needs to do more to convince everyone else that it’s both up to the task and reliable over the long haul.
The newest climate models can no longer find evidence of a temperature flip in the Atlantic every few decades, suggesting the phenomenon was caused by something else.
Climate science started on mountaintops. John Tyndall was a mid-19th-century British scientist and devoted mountaineer who scaled several Continental peaks, making the first recorded trip up Switzerland's Weisshorn. He sketched out the glaciers he saw there, and how they moved. By 1859, he’d become ...
For a U.S. President Joe Biden, rejoining the Paris agreement would be almost as simple as signing an autograph. The hard part would be everything else. With global warming already fueling wildfires, hurricanes and mass migrations, Biden would face the monumental task of decarbonizing the ...
A group of 25 leading scientists now conclude that catastrophic warming is almost inevitable if emissions continue at their current rate.