New research suggests that with the present approach, global warming will exceed 1.5°C in the 2020s and 2°C before 2050. But it is never too late to fight, argues Alex Bainbridge.
Global warming — the result of fossil fuel burning — means bushfires will become more frequent and severe. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions is blindingly obvious, as is adaptation. David Bowman reports.
A new climate report released on August 3 by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) confirms the world is hot and getting hotter.
NASA dropped a bombshell of a climate report on March 11. February 2016 has soared past all rivals as the warmest seasonally adjusted month in more than a century of global recordkeeping. NASA's analysis showed that February ran 1.35°C above the 1951-1980 global average for the month, as can be seen in the graph of monthly anomalies going back to 1880.
This week Canadian author Naomi Klein is visiting Australia to speak about why capitalism is incompatible with action on climate change. Her book This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs the Climate encourages everyone already involved in fighting for social justice and equality to see climate change as the “best chance we’ll ever get to build a better world”.