A leading climate scientist explains why going over 1.5 degrees Celsius puts the world in a danger zone.
The agreed loss and damage fund was a breakthrough in an otherwise inconclusive conference.
A recent paper suggested damaging climate tipping points could be closer than first thought.
More than 400 proposed fossil fuel extraction projects threaten to blow the world’s 1.5°C target.
Every tenth of a degree makes climate change significantly worse.
The Coalition’s climate policy is consistent with a very dangerous 3℃ of global warming. But one party is comfortably consistent with keeping warming at safe levels.
Emission of greenhouse gases is on the rise, an indication that the worst lies ahead.
Marine heatwaves will happen so often that reefs will struggle to weather successive bleaching events.
Canada has neglected to keep up with China’s climate politics, putting the future of the country’s fossil fuel exports at risk.
We need new experiments to model Earth’s climate if global warming is stabilised at 1.5℃. A new paper explains why.
COP26 saw incremental progress but not the breakthrough moment needed.
In Paris, the French drafted ambitious texts and dared the biggest emitters to oppose it. In Glasgow, it’s the least developed countries which will have to do the most work.
Heading into the final days of the Glasgow summit, the goal of limiting heating below 2℃ looks attainable, and 1.5℃ is still within reach. There is still room for hope.
Reducing jet fuel consumption by 2.5% each year could halt aviation’s growing influence on climate change.
Week one in Glasgow has delivered more climate action than the world promised in Paris six years ago. But progress still falls well short of what’s required to limit warming to 1.5℃.
Most concerning is the long-term upward trends of CO₂ emissions form burning fossil fuels, which are far from trending towards net-zero by 2050.
Many scientists now think 3°C of warming is likely.