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Drought is just one reason why it matters to keep global heating below 1.5C. Nic Bothma/EPA

Not convinced on the need for urgent climate action? Here’s what happens to our planet between 1.5°C and 2°C of global warming

Nations are signed up to limit global heating to well below 2°C, and to aim for 1.5°C. Limiting warming to the latter matters - the future of humanity and the living world is at stake.
An NGO representative stands in front of a replica of the Eiffel Tower at the Paris climate change conference in December 2015. (Michel Euler/AP Photo)

The Climate Clock: Counting down to 1.5℃

We are on track to reach 1.5°C of global warming within 16 years according to new data.
We are not doing a good job of communicating climate change. People have diverging interpretations of how climate change fits into their own stories. (Unsplash)

Why we should stop labelling people climate change deniers

We must recognize the complexity of perspectives on climate change if we want to confront it.
COP24 venue Spodek arena in Katowice, Poland. Milosz Maslanka/Shutterstock

COP24: what to expect

Climate change conferences can be bewildering. Here's a recap of how we got here, what to look out for at COP24 and what comes next.

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