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Tag: "global warming"

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It’s so hot in Phoenix, Arizona, planes can’t take off

It’s so hot in Phoenix, Arizona, planes can’t take off

In a sign of just how hot things are getting, American Airlines cancelled 50 flights out of Phoenix because the planes can’t operate above 118°F.

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Oil majors risk trillions in stranded projects in 2⁰C world

Oil majors risk trillions in stranded projects in 2⁰C world

New report finds that $2.3 trillion worth of projects are inconsistent with goals and objectives of limiting global warming to 2⁰C.

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Trump’s staff reportedly feeding him internet hoaxes on climate

Trump’s staff reportedly feeding him internet hoaxes on climate

Staffers send Trump fake news – including long-debunked climate claims – to “gain an edge in the seemingly endless ‘Game of Thrones’ inside the West Wing.

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This graphic puts global warming in full perspective

This graphic puts global warming in full perspective

March was 1.3°C above pre-industrial average temperatures. If you were born after December 1964, you’ve never experienced a month cooler than average on this planet.

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We can keep global warming below 2℃ – but the hard work is about to start

We can keep global warming below 2℃ – but the hard work is about to start

To halt global warming, nations must accelerate renewables deployment and build on gains. More challenging, the investment required to develop new technologies to get to net-zero emissions by 2050.

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2016 officially declared hottest year on record

2016 officially declared hottest year on record

The hottest year in 137 years, a mark of how much the world has warmed over the last century because of human activities, says U.S. government scientists.

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Terry McCrann leaps back to top of the class for climate denial

Terry McCrann leaps back to top of the class for climate denial

Emboldened by Donald Trump’s US election win, and perhaps sensing a diplomatic opportunity, Murdoch media’s Terry McCrann is back on the war path against climate and renewables.

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We can limit global warming to 1.5°C if we do these things in next 10 years

We can limit global warming to 1.5°C if we do these things in next 10 years

If we miss bending the rising emissions curve downward by around 2020, we miss the chance to avoid the worst damage.

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Trump as president will be little different to Abbott (or Turnbull) as PM

Trump as president will be little different to Abbott (or Turnbull) as PM

Trump’s position on clean energy and climate change is little different to that of Tony Abbott’s, whose policies have been unchanged by Malcolm Turnbull. But Trump’s success has unleashed a new push from the lunar right that will make any progress incredibly hard to achieve.

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'Critical Moment' as UN climate talks resume

‘Critical Moment’ as UN climate talks resume

Success in Marrakesh will be difficult, as grunt work on rulemaking replaces the diplomatic showmanship of last year’s Paris climate talks.

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How a saviour of the ozone became a climate villain – and how we're going to fix it

How a saviour of the ozone became a climate villain – and how we’re going to fix it

Under the new agreement, developed nations will reduce HFCs 85% below current levels by 2036. How will it work?