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Find out the latest news on climate change and global warming. Global climate change is a real problem and we should all do our part to save the environment.

sea ice

Why has sea ice gone haywire?

There is no doubt that 2016 has been a record-breaking year for Earth’s climate. We will have to wait another couple of months for the final tally, but 2016 will be the hottest year in...
NASA climate research

Will Trump Scrap NASA’s Climate Research Mission?

The wonders of NASA — Mars rovers, astronaut Instagram feeds, audacious missions probing distant galactic mysteries — have long enthralled the American public. And, it turns out, the accomplishments have won the agency the...
Africa tree

Drought in southern Africa points to urgent need for climate change plans

It is expected that temperatures in southern Africa will rise to between 1.5°C and 3°C due to climate change by the year 2050. This is likely to cause heavy fluctuations of weather patterns and...
shanghai pollution

For China, climate change is no hoax – it’s a business and political opportunity

In mid-November, while Americans were preoccupied with election returns, China sent some of its clearest signals yet that it will continue to pursue an international leadership role on issues including climate. At an international...
crop fields

Nitrogen pollution: the forgotten element of climate change

While carbon pollution gets all the headlines for its role in climate change, nitrogen pollution is arguably a more challenging problem. Somehow we need to grow more food to feed an expanding population while...
brain coral

How much coral has died in the Great Barrier Reef’s worst bleaching event?

Two-thirds of the corals in the northern part of the Great Barrier Reef have died in the reef’s worst-ever bleaching event, according to our latest underwater surveys. On some reefs in the north, nearly all...
climate change

We can limit global warming to 1.5°C if we do these things in the...

After the climate talks in Marrakech, our climate mission remains the same as what was set out in the 2015 Paris Agreeement: to eliminate all carbon dioxide emissions by the middle of this century. While...
NASA Climate Research

5 reasons why cutting NASA’s climate research would be a colossal mistake

Will President Trump really slash funding of NASA’s “politicised” climate change science? It certainly has been politicised, but not by the scientists conducting it. Blame instead the fossil fuel industry-funded lobby groups and politicians that...
Niger, climate change hotspot

Climate change ‘hotspots’: why they matter and why we should invest in them

The consequences of climate change are already being felt all over the globe. But some regions are particularly affected. These so-called “hotspots” are areas where strong physical and ecological effects of climate change come...
rhone glacier

What will the world actually look like at 1.5°C of warming?

The high ambition of the Paris Agreement, to limit global warming to “well below 2°C”, was driven by concern over long-term sea level rise. A warmer climate inevitably means melting ice – you don’t...

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