There is a 93% chance of at least one year between 2022-2026 becoming the warmest on record and dislodging 2016 from the top ranking, the UN warns.
For 50/50 chance of limiting rise in global temperatures to 1.5C, 19 countries including US and UK must end their energy production first, a new report says, adding poor oil producers like Angola could end production by 2050.
Leaders of the Group of 20 major economies committed to the key Paris Agreement goal of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.
Species extinction, more widespread disease, unlivable heat, ecosystem collapse, cities menaced by rising seas – these and other devastating impacts are bound to become painfully obvious before a child born today turns 30, report says.
Findings of the survey of nearly 700 listed firms in 14 countries from 2015 to 2019 were unveiled on the day US President Joe Biden launches a virtual climate summit.
The report was set to conclude that global warming and pollution caused by humanity's carbon-heavy footprint are ravaging Earth's oceans and icy regions in ways that could unleash even more misery on a global scale.
The measures are part of an ambitious plan to help France meet its targets under the Paris climate accord.
As President Donald Trump pulls the US out of the 2015 Paris climate accord, California Governor Jerry Brown follows in the footsteps of former NYC mayor Michael Bloomberg by working on the threat of climate change in his own capacity.
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