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IPCC fixes date for review of global warming report

Valérie Masson-Delmotte

The expert review of the first order draft of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on “Global Warming of 1.5ºC” (SR15) will take place from July 13 to September 24, 2017. The IPCC has called on Expert Reviewers to register for the event from Monday, July 17, 2017 until one week before the end of the review period. Experts ...

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Scientists warn Earth could break through major climate threshold by 2032

Earth-NASA

Global temperatures could exceed 1.5 degrees Celsius above their preindustrial levels within the next 15 years, according to a new scientific study, crossing the first threshold under the Paris climate agreement and placing the world at a potentially dangerous level of climate change. The report comes as climate agreement participants are watching the United States – where the Trump administration is debating whether to withdraw from the Paris ...

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Activists express concern over ‘conflict of interest’ of IPCC authors

Hoesung Lee

The inclusion of two senior employees of ExxonMobil and Saudi Aramco among the authors for a report being prepared by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has incurred the ire of a group of international civil society operatives, who insist that the situation amounts to a conflict of interests on the part of the authors. The IPCC, which is ...

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Destination 1.5: A non-negotiable tool for mankind’s survival

Okun-Alfa

The 4th of November 2016 is a day which I hold dear in my heart and remember vividly, this is because it was my birthday and most especially, the Paris Agreement entered into force. What a coincidence you must say, but to me it was one of the gifts I got on this special day. Nigeria is one out of the ...

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Zero emission vehicles crucial to 1.5°C limit

Rally

In the first of its decarbonisation series, the Climate Action Tracker (CAT) analysis looks at transport, a sector that is key to achieving the deep cuts in emissions required by the Paris Agreement. In this series the CAT examines specific energy-intensive sectors, and how emissions can be reduced to be in line with the Paris Agreement’s long term warming limits, namely, to ...

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Benefits of 1.5°c limit, by CVF

Jessie Granadillos

Key leaders of climate vulnerable countries met from 11 to 15 August in the Philippine capital Manila for a series of events held by the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF). The seminar “Climate Diplomacy, Leadership and Negotiations,” held from 11 to 14 August and attended by ministers and officials, focused on enhancing the capacity of the CVF to collaborate and advance the collective ...

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