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WRI -2 days ago

What Vulnerable Countries Need from the COP26 Climate Summit

What Vulnerable Countries Need from the COP26 Climate Summit wil.thomas@wri.org Wed, 09/22/2021 - 17:52 The world is at a critical juncture in the fight to solve the climate crisis.  As the coronavirus pandemic continues, unprecedented climate impacts are affecting every region of the globe. The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report finds that the world ha...

WRI -1 week ago

Ambitious Climate Action by G20 Countries Can Limit Global Warming to 1.7 Degrees C

Ambitious Climate Action by G20 Countries Can Limit Global Warming to 1.7 Degrees C liza.lepage@wri.org Thu, 09/16/2021 - 07:45 The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s landmark (IPCC) 2021 report left many wondering whether the world can actually limit global warming to 1.5 degrees C (2.7 degrees F), the threshold scientists say is necessary for avoiding the most dangerous ...

CBD -2 weeks ago

How Can Cities Tackle Climate Change & Biodiversity Loss in Nature-Smart Ways?

Every day, the world awakens to news of another heatwave, flood, drought, tropical cyclone, wildfire, or other climate-induced natural hazard. The new report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) gives a code-red climate warning, with a forecast for global warming of 1.5°C by 2040. The global community has grown ever more aware that biodiversity, climate change, economic prosper...

CBD -2 weeks ago

Globally, climate change drives a willingness to change lifestyles

This year has seen a huge number of climate-related disasters, from hurricanes to drought and from fires to floods. In the middle of the chaos, the IPCC dropped the first installment of its latest climate report, mapping out how our current choices will shape the planet's future. All of this would seem to make now a great time to check in on public views of climate change....

timberbiz -2 weeks ago

FWCA says WA native forestry decision ignores climate change advice

The shock announcement by the Western Australia Labor Government to end native timber harvesting in the state in just two years shows complete lack of understanding of forestry. Forest & Wood Communities Australia said today it was unfathomable how any government can ignore Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change advice that forest management was an important tool to reduce and sequester car...

CBD -4 weeks ago

Satellite data provide valuable support for IPCC climate report

Earlier this month, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published its latest assessment report laying out the accumulating evidence of the climate crisis....

timberbiz -4 weeks ago

Tas Minister says Greens either uninformed or misrepresenting forestry

The Tasmanian Greens have been accused of picking and choosing science to justify their calls for an end to deforestation in the State. The Greens made their call for an end to deforestation in line with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report. Source: Timberbiz But Tasmania’s Resources Minister Guy Barnett said that Tasmania doesn’t undertake deforestation. “Tasmania’s...

USFS -1 month ago

Multi-hazard climate risk projections for the United States

Climate risk is a consequence of climate hazards, exposure, and the vulnerability (IPCC 2014). Here, we assess future (2040���2049) climate risk for the entire contiguous US at the county level with a novel climate risk index integrating multiple hazards, exposures and vulnerabilities. Future, weather and climate hazards are characterized as frequency of heat wave, cold spells, dryer, and he...

CBD -1 month ago

Why business and government must act on the IPCC climate change report

In the race against climate change, every fraction of a degree by which the global temperature rises counts. Every country - and every business - must bring the best they have to this race with the shared goal of winning it....

CBD -1 month ago

Global poor already reeling from climate change catastrophe

The United Nations' latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report is undoubtedly the strongest warning yet that a failure to address the causes of climate change will be disastrous. No country or state will be spared....

CBD -1 month ago

Climate change: why government failure to act isn't the problem

The recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report underscored the dire state of the climate crisis, concluding that "immediate, rapid and large-scale reductions in greenhouse gas emissions" are needed to limit global warming even to 1.5°C or 2°C....

CBD -1 month ago

Climate future looks bleak

The climate continues to change, causing fiercer wildfires, stronger storms and displacing coastal and island communities all over the world. Dr Anjani Ganase reviews the IPCC sixth Assessment Report and looks at the slippery slope that we on small islands face. The world as we know it is changing rapidly....

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