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March global temperatures jump 0.36°C over previous record

March global temperatures jump 0.36°C over previous record

The past 11 months have been the hottest such months in 135 years of record keeping.

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To help curb climate change, stop wasting food

To help curb climate change, stop wasting food

Reducing food waste around the world would help curb emissions of planet-warming gases, lessening some of the impacts of climate change.

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Antarctica at risk of runaway melting, scientists discover

Antarctica at risk of runaway melting, scientists discover

The world’s greatest reservoir of ice is verging on a breakdown that could push seas to heights not experienced since prehistoric times.

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What to know about February’s satellite temperature record

What to know about February’s satellite temperature record

Global warming also lurks in the atmosphere and new satellite data shows the incredible heat that’s building on the planet.

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Shale gas legacy: US accounts for most of global methane growth

Shale gas legacy: US accounts for most of global methane growth

There was a huge global spike in one of the most potent greenhouse gases driving climate change over the last decade, and the U.S. may be the biggest culprit.

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2015 shatters hottest year mark; 2016 hot on its heels?

2015 shatters hottest year mark; 2016 hot on its heels?

It’s official: 2015 was the hottest year on record, beating out 2014 by the widest margin in 136 years of record keeping.

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The forgotten U.N. climate goal: 1.5°C

The forgotten U.N. climate goal: 1.5°C

Delegates representing island states will be pushing for the formal adoption of a long-overlooked goal, one that limits warming to less than 1.5°C.

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Incredible October warmth guarantees record hot 2015

Incredible October warmth guarantees record hot 2015

Yet another record-breaking month has raised the odds that this year will be the hottest one humanity has ever experienced.

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50 years after warning, no debate in Paris on the science

50 years after warning, no debate in Paris on the science

Diplomats steeling themselves for a historic round of UN climate negotiations remain divided by a handful of stubborn disputes. Climate science is not one of them.

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Sweltering September sets global records

Sweltering September sets global records

September 2015 was warmer than average by a bigger margin than any of the 1,629 months in records of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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Obama says Paris climate talks bound to ‘fall short’

Obama says Paris climate talks bound to ‘fall short’

Obama hopes major countries will agree to “aggressive enough targets” tat climate talks in Paris, but it won’t be sufficient to meet 2C target.