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All about climate change
All about climate change
What is the evidence that proves the climate is changing? The global average temperature increased by more than 1.4°F over the last century. In fact, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the decade from 2 to 2010 was the warmest on record, and 2010 was tied with 2005…
Truth about climate change
Truth about climate change
Protestors urging action on climate change marched in New York City on Sept. 22, 2014. (Getty) We’re looking back at 10 of our recent fact-checks on climate change in light of the United Nations summit in New York this week. These fact-checks cover some of the key points of the climate change debate…
Topics about climate change
Topics about climate change
Climate change The global climate is changing. This affects human health, well-being and life on earth. In the near future it will lead to an amplification of current health problems, as well as new risks and pressures for the environment and the social and economic determinants of health. In the WHO…
Articles about climate change
Articles about climate change
By JOHN QUIGGIN | UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA In December talks in Paris involving more than 200 countries may result in a new agreement aimed at reducing carbon emissions . In the months leading up to the conference, The Economist will be publishing guest columns by experts on the economic issues…
What do you Know about climate change?
What do you Know about climate change?
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its fifth assessment today, and here s what you need to know. 1. Climate change is real. 2. Climate change is happening now. Twelve of the hottest 13 years on record have occurred since 2. In May of 2013, the amount of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere…
Arguments about climate change
Arguments about climate change
At the UN climate summit in Copenhagen, 192 governments are aiming for a new global agreement to constrain greenhouse gas emissions and curb human-induced climate change. But some commentators are unconvinced that rising greenhouse gas emissions are the cause of modern-day warming. Either they say the…
Information about climate
Information about climate
Steps Understand the meaning of climate change. Climate change was a term first coined at the beginning of the twentieth century to cover shifts in climate. In the 1970s, scientists started noticing a gradual warming of the planet, and chose the term global warming to reflect this. Nowadays, although…
Articles about climate
Articles about climate
Republican consultant Ed Rogers is highly confidant there s no major international climate summit happening this year. Photo: PBS Ed Rogers is not some random goofball spouting off at the local bar, or a talk-radio shouting head paid to rile up the yokels. According to his author tagline in the Washington…
What is being done about climate change?
What is being done about climate change?
In recent years, the issue of climate change - and what we can do to prevent further changes to the planet s natural eco-systems - has taken centre stage on the world political agenda. There s been plenty of talk, but what is actually being done to stop climate change? From the Kyoto treaty to smaller…