Climate science

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‘World is at boiling point’: humanity must redefine relationship with nature, says report
Stockholm institute calls for ‘bold science-based decision-making’ to tackle climate, social and economic crises

Matthew Taylor

18, May, 2022 @8:59 AM

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Critical climate indicators broke records in 2021, says UN
World Meteorological Organization says extreme weather wreaked heavy toll on human lives

Damian Carrington Environment editor

18, May, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Shut down fossil fuel production sites early to avoid climate chaos, says study
Exclusive: Nearly half existing facilities will need to close prematurely to limit heating to 1.5C, scientists say

Damian Carrington Environment editor

17, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Caesar’s favourite herb was the Viagra of ancient Rome. Until climate change killed it off
Perfume, tonic – even love potion – silphium was prized by the ancient Romans, but in its success lay the seeds of its own downfall

James Tapper

15, May, 2022 @9:00 AM

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South Africa’s April floods made twice as likely by climate crisis, scientists say
Brutal heatwave in India and Pakistan also certain to have been exacerbated by global heating, scientists say

Damian Carrington Environment editor

13, May, 2022 @11:01 AM

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Revealed: the ‘carbon bombs’ set to trigger catastrophic climate breakdown
Exclusive: Oil and gas majors are planning scores of vast projects that threaten to shatter the 1.5C climate goal. If governments do not act, these firms will continue to cash in as the world burns

Damian Carrington Matthew Taylor

11, May, 2022 @11:57 AM

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Climate limit of 1.5C close to being broken, scientists warn
The probability of one of the next five years surpassing the limit is now 50%, up from 20% in 2020

Damian Carrington Environment editor

09, May, 2022 @9:00 PM

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Twitter uses Earth Day to announce ban on climate denialism ads
The platform has been a source of a growing wave of climate misinformation and said denialism ‘shouldn’t be monetized’

Maya Yang

23, Apr, 2022 @8:55 PM

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Using geoengineering to slow global heating risks malaria rise, say scientists
Technique of reflecting sunlight back into space found to be likely to cause increase in population of disease-carrying mosquitos

Helena Horton Environment reporter

20, Apr, 2022 @9:00 AM

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When will the world reach 1.5C of global heating?
With 1.5C of heating now all but inevitable, scientists say the focus must turn to mitigation measures

Kate Ravilious

05, Apr, 2022 @9:59 AM

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Why are the three IPCC working group reports significant?
Explainer: The IPCC has now published all parts of its landmark review of climate science

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

04, Apr, 2022 @4:33 PM

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Final warning: what does the IPCC’s third report instalment say?
Explainer: Key points from the final section of the IPCC’s latest review of climate science

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

04, Apr, 2022 @3:21 PM

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