Not The Weather Report
Climate change news for Friday 30th of March 2018
"Climate change will become a steadily bigger threat to biodiversity by 2050, adding to damage from pollution and forest clearance to make way for agriculture, according to more than 550 experts in a set of reports approved by 129 governments"
"In September 2017, a team… published a paper in Nature Geoscience, which [implied that Paris]… is still technically within our reach. Many other climate scientists were skeptical of this result, and the journal recently published a critique from a team led by the University of Edinburgh’s Andrew Schurer"
"Drought-tolerant species of trees are taking over many American forests... Those results… suggest a feedback loop: Climate change makes forests drier, which makes trees grow more slowly... leading to even more climate change"
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"Protesters who clambered into holes dug for a... gas pipeline said they had been found not responsible by a judge after hearing them argue their actions to try and stop climate change were a legal “necessity”"
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"Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions in 2017 were again the highest on record when unreliable data from sectors including land clearing and forestry are excluded, according to consultants NDEVR Environmental"
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Article #2 photo by: Francois Mori/AP: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2018/mar/28/climate-scientists-debate-a-flaw-in-the-paris-climate-agreement
Article #5 photo by: SaCaSol: http://www.eco-business.com/news/this-small-city-in-the-philippines-is-taking-big-steps-to-curb-emissions/?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Daily%20Digest%2028032018&utm_content=Daily%20Digest%2028032018+CID_af276e756214eaaf8a6be24a174c1bdd&utm_source=Campaign%20Monitor&utm_term=This%20small%20city%20in%20the%20Philippines%20is%20taking%20big%20steps%20to%20curb%20emissions
Article #8 photo by: Adrian Wyld/Canadian Press: http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/canada-climate-change-report-plan-risks-1.4594971
Article #10 photo by: Copernicus Sentinel / ESA: https://cosmosmagazine.com/climate/skating-weather
Article #11 photo by: Annie Ropeik: NHPR: http://nhpr.org/post/maple-sugar-season-faces-climate-change-pressures?utm_source=EHN&utm_campaign=285c59f79c-Daily-Climate-Large-Print&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8573f35474-285c59f79c-99471925#stream/0
Article #12 photo by: Getty Images/Universal Images Group: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/mar/29/australias-emissions-rise-again-in-2017-putting-paris-targets-in-doubt
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