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Global warming trend unaffected by 'fiddling' with temperature data

Global warming trend unaffected by ‘fiddling’ with temperature data

Despite adjustments to temperature data in the Arctic, the overall global warming trend remains the same.

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The 15 options for net-zero emissions in the Paris climate text

The 15 options for net-zero emissions in the Paris climate text

A long-term net-zero goal would provide a new focus for international action, which has so far aimed to limit warming to 2° above pre-industrial temperatures.

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One more log on the fire to confirm 2014 as hottest year

One more log on the fire to confirm 2014 as hottest year

If you need further confirmation that 2014 was the hottest year on record, the World Meteorological Organization has you covered.

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What happens if we overshoot the 2º target for limiting global warming?

What happens if we overshoot the 2º target for limiting global warming?

There are very real questions about whether or not the world will be able to stay below the two degree limit.

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How hot is too hot for BHP Billiton?

How hot is too hot for BHP Billiton?

There is a simple question that BHP-Billiton doesn’t address in their voluminous reports to shareholders: how hot is too hot in a warming world?

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Maurice Newman refuses briefing with top scientists

Maurice Newman refuses briefing with top scientists

Maurice Newman, Abbott’s top business advisor, refuses to meet climate scientists to defend his “flat earth” nonsense, and attacks on weather bureau.

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Don't trust Bureau of Meteorology, says Abbott's business advisor

Don’t trust Bureau of Meteorology, says Abbott’s business advisor

Tony Abbott’s main business advisor wants an investigation into Bureau of Meteorology, accusing it of being caught up in global warming politics.

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99.999% certainty humans are driving global warming: new study

99.999% certainty humans are driving global warming: new study

Less than 1 chance in 100,000 that global average temperature over the past 60 years would have been as high without human-caused greenhouse gas emissions.

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Graph of the Day: Emissions take toll on Arctic ice

Graph of the Day: Emissions take toll on Arctic ice

The differences in the Arctic ice cap from 1979 to 2014 are stark – and getting starker.

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Climate change up close

Climate change up close

The emerging field of “downscaling” is helping people deal with climate change at the neighborhood scale.

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Major greenhouse threat from new CFCs found in air

Major greenhouse threat from new CFCs found in air

Thirty years of air samples show three new CFC gases potentially 10,000 times more potent than C02 that could add to global warming.