Not The Weather Report
"With world temperature rise already 1°C above pre-industrial levels, new research shows that there is only a 0.5°C safety margin left in the system before the most vulnerable groups of people suffer severely"
Climate change news for Friday 25th of May 2018
"Glen Peters [of The] Center for International Climate and Environmental Research [said], "The focus became on one number... And so people started to think of the carbon budget as some unique number that's almost like a property of the climate system""
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"Owing to the synergistic impact of temperature and parasitism... coastal amphipod communities will deteriorate in terms of abundance and diversity in face of anticipated global warming, functionally changing them to be dominated by infaunal species"
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"Voluntary carbon market developers risk being crowded out of existence by increasingly expansive climate policies worldwide unless they quickly work out a way to earn revenues within the scope of the Paris Agreement, experts said at an event on Wednesday"
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"While the Trump administration generally avoids discussion of climate change, it is participating in a coalition to promote “clean, reliable” nuclear power. The US, Canada, [UK] and Japan are to create a coalition aimed at promoting nuclear power"
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Headline #3 photo: By Tomas Sobek (Container ship passing by Harbour Cone) [CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
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Headline #5 photo: By Glyn Baker / Carbon Capture? https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Carbon_Capture%5E_-_geograph.org.uk_-_1415890.jpg
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