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We could still prevent 1.5 ˚C of warming—but we almost certainly won’t

We could still prevent 1.5 ˚C of warming—but we almost certainly won’t

A new study finds the world could still avoid 1.5 ˚C of warming, achieving the aim of the landmark Paris climate accord. The bad news is we almost certainly won’t. If we immediately began phasing out fossil-fuel infrastructure at the end of …Continue reading

The Year Climate Change Began to Spin Out of Control

r decades, scientists have warned that climate change would make extreme events like droughts, floods, hurricanes, and wildfires more frequent, more devastating, or both. In 2017, we got an up-close look at the raw ferocity of such an altered world as high-category …Continue reading

We’re about to kill a massive, accidental experiment in reducing global warming

Studies have found that ships have a net cooling effect on the planet, despite belching out nearly a billion tons of carbon dioxide each year. That’s almost entirely because they also emit sulfur, which can scatter sunlight in the atmosphere and form …Continue reading

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