French researchers forecast more intensified global warming

By |september 18th, 2019|1.5°C pathway, carbon neutrality, Climate Change, climate science, droughts, forest fires, France, heatwaves, News|

According to new forecasts, the target laid out in the Paris Climate Agreement of 1.5 degrees Celsius could be out of reach, while temperature increases might even reach 6 or 7°C by 2100. EURACTIV France reports.

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Cost-benefit analysis does not work well for wicked problems like climate change

By |julij 4th, 2019|climate change mitigation, climate risk, climate science, heatwave, heatwaves, News|

What is the monetary value of being able to breathe in Beijing or New Delhi without discomfort? Beyond the simple numerical challenges, cost-benefit analysis has an inherent ethical blind spot, writes Kevin Noone.

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Students’ climate strikes: Right goals but wrong words

By |maj 7th, 2019|climate science, Fridays for Future, Greta Thunberg, News, science-based policy, youth climate march|

The students striking are heroes, but their moral arguments need to be further developed if they want to reach new audiences, writes Darrick Evensen.

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Climate change is a problem of politics, not science

By |december 14th, 2018|1.5°C pathway, China, climate risk, climate science, COP24, IPCC, News, Paris Agreement|

The scientific, economic and social arguments for aggressive action on climate change are powerful. Our political leaders are now at a fork in the road and our children and grandchildren are watching, write Valérie Masson-Delmotte and Jiang Kejun.

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World’s pension funds vulnerable to climate risks, study reveals

By |oktober 23rd, 2018|climate risk, climate science, News|

87% of assets managed by the world’s 100 largest public pension funds are yet to undergo formal climate risk assessment, according to research published on Tuesday (23 October), with only 15% of them adopting a coal exclusion policy.

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Ex-IPCC Vice-Chair: EU contribution to Paris goals is ‘unambitious and outdated’

By |julij 10th, 2018|2030 climate and energy targets, 2050 climate strategy, Carbon budget, climate science, COP21, COP24, IPCC, News, Paris Agreement, science and policymaking, science-based policy|

The European Union needs to “significantly improve its policy package” for 2030 in order to align itself with the emission trajectories of the Paris Agreement, according to renowned Belgian climate scientist Jean-Pascal van Ypersele.

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Warming of 2C ‘substantially’ more harmful than 1.5C – draft UN report

By |junij 28th, 2018|climate science, COP24, global warming, IPCC, News, UNFCCC|

The latest version of major UN science report concludes the upper temperature goal of the Paris Agreement does not represent a climate safe zone. EURACTIV's media partner, Climate Home News, reports.

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Climate change makes mountain tops bloom, for now

By |april 5th, 2018|adaptation, Biodiversity, climate science, News, science and policymaking|

Europe's mountain summits are flush with new plant species, a greening that has increased in lock-step with the acceleration of global warming since the mid-20th century, researchers said Wednesday (4 April).

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Scientists dismiss ‘geo-engineering’ to stop climate change

By |februar 1st, 2018|climate science, climate technology, News, Paris Agreement, science-based policy, UN climate talks|

“None” of the negative emission technologies currently available – including forest carbon sinks and other geo-engineering techniques – have the potential to deliver CO2 removals at the scale and rate needed to keep global warming below 2°C, European scientists have warned in a new report out today (1 February).

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