(FINALLY THE CORRECT TIMELINE!!!) WORLD HAS THREE YEARS LEFT TO STOP DANGEROUS CLIMATE CHANGE, WARN EXPERTS...

Former UN climate chief Christiana Figueres: “We stand at the doorway of being able to bend the emissions curve downwards by 2020.” Photograph: Jason Alden/Getty Images

 

Former UN climate chief Christiana Figueres among signatories of letter warning that the next three years will be crucial to stopping the worst effects of global warming...

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VULNERABLE ‘CHOKEPOINTS’ THREATEN GLOBAL FOOD SUPPLY, WARNS REPORT...

A map of global marine traffic on 26 June 2017 at 15.30 GMT. Photograph: Marine Traffic

 

Fourteen critical bottlenecks, from roads to ports to shipping lanes, are increasingly at risk from climate change, say analysts...

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WE ARE HEADING FOR THE WARMEST CLIMATE IN HALF A BILLION YEARS, SAYS NEW STUDY...

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Carbon dioxide concentrations are heading towards values not seen in the past 200m years. The sun has also been gradually getting stronger over time. Put together, these facts mean the climate may be heading towards warmth not seen in the past half a billion years...

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ANTARCTICA'S ICE-FREE AREAS TO INCREASE BY UP TO A QUARTER BY 2100, STUDY SAYS...

An increase in ice-free areas on Antarctica will threaten the diversity of its animal life. Photograph: Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images

 

If greenhouse gas emissions aren’t reduced, ice-free areas are expected to surge by as much as 17,000 square kilometres...

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AL FRANKEN JUST SET CLIMATE DENIERS’ LAST STRAWMAN ON FIRE...

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The Senator is right: ‘Humans are entirely the cause’ of recent warming...

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CLIMATE SCIENTISTS JUST DEBUNKED DENIERS' FAVORITE ARGUMENT...

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA), Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) wait for the beginning of a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump at the East Room of the White House June 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. Ted Cruz loves the climate myth debunked by Santer et al. (2017) Photograph: Alex Wong/Getty Images

 

And in the process, illustrated the difference between skepticism and denial...

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HSI FACT SHEET: THE IMPACT OF ANIMAL AGRICULTURE ON THE ENVIRONMENT AND CLIMATE CHANGE IN BRAZIL...

 

The intensification of farm animal production in industrialized agricultural systems, or factory farms, compromises animal welfare1 and degrades the environment.2 Animal agriculture inefficiently consumes natural resources,3 contributes to deforestation,4 and produces immense quantities of animal waste, threatening water and air quality5 and contributing to climate change.6 The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations estimated in 2006 that animal agriculture was responsible for 18% of global, anthropogenic, or human-induced, greenhouse gas emissions7 and was ―by far the single largest anthropogenic user of land.‖8

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FIRES RISE IN ARCTIC AS 'LIGHTNING FOLLOWS THE WARMING'...

Climate change is driving lightning and wildfires farther north, according to new research. Government of Alberta

 

Climate change is driving up the number of forest fires ignited by lightning, and it's pushing them farther north, to the edges of the Arctic tundra, researchers say...

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SEA LEVEL RISE IS ACCELERATING, WITH GREENLAND IN LEADING ROLE...

Calved icebergs from the nearby Twin Glaciers are seen floating on the water on July 30, 2013 in Qaqortoq, Greenland. Image: joe raedle/Getty Images

 

Global sea level rise is accelerating as the Greenland Ice Sheet sheds more of its ice, scientists have found...

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EXTREME HEAT SCORCHES SOUTHERN ARIZONA...

Dana Wheeler, a civil engineer with Integra Engineering, wrapping a wet headband around his head to combat the heat in Tempe.CreditMatt York/Associated Press

 

A spike in temperature across the Southwest has left many in Arizona gasping for breath...

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