Climate science

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Climate cost study authors accuse Bjørn Lomborg of misinterpreting results | Temperature Check
A key claim in a column by the Danish thinktank head frustrates scientists who modelled reducing emissions

Graham Readfearn

02, Dec, 2021 @1:52 AM

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Poverty, not climate breakdown, caused Madagascar’s food crisis, finds study
But scientists say ‘moral imperative’ remains to prepare vulnerable populations for increasingly extreme weather

Damian Carrington Environment editor

01, Dec, 2021 @11:01 PM

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‘We are not on course’: scientists warn action must match words at Cop26
Climate experts say their message is getting through but more urgent work is needed

Jonathan Watts

11, Nov, 2021 @3:18 PM

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Leading climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe: ‘You have the ability to use your voice’
Hayhoe says people can use their roles in their workplaces and communities to act on the climate crisis

Emma Pattee

10, Nov, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Jobs at risk without boost in research investment, peak body warns after Scott Morrison praises scientists
Australia currently spends just 1.8% of GDP on research and development, well behind OECD average

Daniel Hurst

07, Nov, 2021 @1:02 PM

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‘Dangerous blindspot’: why overlooking blue carbon could sink us
Exceptional new findings show the huge potential of salt marshes for sucking up carbon. But is it too late for blue carbon to save the world?

Karen McVeigh

06, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Climate depression is real. And it is spreading fast among our youth | Peter Kalmus
This is a crisis that cannot be solved by ‘positive messaging’. The only thing that will help is action from world leaders

Peter Kalmus

04, Nov, 2021 @10:40 AM

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Europe’s record summer ‘impossible’ without global heating
Cop26 countries must take action to stop record heat becoming an annual event, say experts

Damian Carrington Environment editor

03, Nov, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Fiddling with plastics while the planet burns | Letters
Letters: Quentin Macfarlane regrets that we are not able to see the bigger picture of the crisis facing humanity; plus letters from Stephen Warde, Debbie Martyr and Tom Hardy


02, Nov, 2021 @6:10 PM

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Geert Jan van Oldenborgh obituary
Dutch physicist who helped to identify the links between human-induced climate change and extreme weather disasters

Tim Radford

02, Nov, 2021 @5:27 PM

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The big idea: Is democracy up to the task of climate change?
As elected governments fall short on their pledges, some look approvingly to the authoritarian playbook. Are they right?

Rebecca Willis

01, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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We’re in uncharted territory for the world’s climate, UN says
Report sets out heatwaves, wildfires, droughts and floods that have wreaked havoc this year

Damian Carrington Environment editor

31, Oct, 2021 @3:00 PM

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