Tag: global warming
It means that policy makers now have even less leeway when it comes to reducing greenhouse gas emissions if they want to keep warming to 1.5 or even 2 degrees above pre-industrial levels.
Or otherwise, millions will be imperiled by increasing droughts, floods, fires and poverty.
"These global metropolises may look strong and stable, but it is a mirage. As sea levels rise, they are increasingly under threat and under water."
Our newly published results reveal that climate change has exposed the national parks to conditions hotter and drier than the country as a whole.
With the last five years the hottest since records began, Senator Bernie Sanders says that "What Trump and his friends in the fossil fuel industry are doing is criminal."
This year’s fires have already burned nearly three times as many acres as the same time last year. Experts say climate change has increased the length of fire season.
At “Innovate4Climate,” the people destroying the planet gather to congratulate themselves on their climate efforts.
"But equally there is no doubt that we can and should constrain the increasing likelihood of all kinds of extreme weather events by restricting greenhouse gas emissions as sharply as possible."
But when one examines the fine print of the deal – and the financial benefits flowing to some of the people touting it – the effort looks much less utopian.
Not only does fracking harm kids' brains, cause earthquakes, and poison water supplies, it also helps contribute to overall global warming.