Climate Science

11/01/19
Author: 
Kendra Pierre-Louis

Scientists say the world’s oceans are warming far more quickly than previously thought, a finding with dire implications for climate change because almost all the excess heat absorbed by the planet ends up stored in their waters.

17/12/18
Author: 
Greta Thunberg

Hear 15 year old Greta Thunberg tell it like it is. Clear on the causes. Clear on what needs to be done.

 

06/12/18
Author: 
Damian Carrington

Global carbon emissions will jump to a record high in 2018, according to a report, dashing hopes a plateau of recent years would be maintained. It means emissions are heading in the opposite direction to the deep cuts urgently needed, say scientists, to fight climate change.

24/11/18
Author: 
U.S. government
“The assumption that current and future climate conditions will resemble the recent past is no longer valid.”
CRISIS CONFIRMED

Posted on November 24, 2018

Summary of major U.S. government report that warns of major threats to human health and safety, quality of life, and economic growth

20/11/18
Author: 
Barry Saxifrage

Nov. 16, 2018

California is on the burning edge of climate breakdown. Record-breaking drought and heat have turned the Golden State into a tinderbox. The megafires have followed. In the last two years a string of off-the-chart wildfires have exploded with stunning speed and ferocity across forests, grasslands, rural areas and city neighborhoods. California Governor Jerry Brown has called it "the new abnormal."

03/11/18
Author: 
Linda Schneider

“If, as history shows, fantasies of weather and climate control have chiefly served commercial and military interests, why should we expect the future to be different?”
—James Fleming, Fixing the Sky1

02/11/18
Author: 
Andrea Germanos

Oct 31, 2018 - The Oakland city council passed resolution Tuesday endorsing declaration of a climate emergency and calling for just transition.

02/11/18
Author: 
Andrea Germanos
Activists gathered under the banner Extinction Rebellion in London on Wednesday to issue their Declaration of Rebellion against the U.K. government's climate inaction. (Photo: Extinction Rebellion)

"We have a right and duty to rebel in the face of this tyranny of idiocy—in the face of this planned collective suicide."

02/11/18
Author: 
Common Dreams staff
"We thought that we got away with not a lot of warming in both the ocean and the atmosphere for the amount of CO2 that we emitted. But we were wrong," Laure Resplandy, a geoscientist at Princeton University who led the new study, told the Washington Post. (Photo: Timo Newton-Syms/Flickr/cc)

"The planet warmed more than we thought. It was hidden from us just because we didn't sample it right. But it was there. It was in the ocean already."

02/11/18
Author: 
Common Dreams staff
"We thought that we got away with not a lot of warming in both the ocean and the atmosphere for the amount of CO2 that we emitted. But we were wrong," Laure Resplandy, a geoscientist at Princeton University who led the new study, told the Washington Post. (Photo: Timo Newton-Syms/Flickr/cc)
[Editor: As expected the UN's IPCC report was too optimistic.]
 
October 31, 2018
"The planet warmed more than we thought. It was hidden from us just because we didn't sample it right. But it was there. It was in the ocean already."
 

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