High Risk That Temperatures Could Exceed Thermal Survival Limits for Many Fish Species by...

Anthropogenic climate warming could lead to water temperatures in some parts of the world exceeding the thermal survival limits of the fish species living there now, according to new research from the University of Washington. As it stands, according to the work, water temperatures in the tropical parts of the oceans are already nearing the …

New Study: Global Warming Limit Can Still Be Achieved

Scientists in the UK have good news for the 195 nations that pledged to limit global warming to well below 2°C: it can be done. The ideal limit of no more than 1.5°C above the average temperatures for most of human history is possible. All it requires is an immediate reduction in the combustion of …

EU Citizens Increasingly Concerned About Climate Change

European citizens are becoming increasingly concerned with climate change, and further believe that taking action to tackle climate change would be good for jobs and the economy, according to a new survey. The latest Eurobarometer survey conducted by the European Commission in March focused on peoples’ opinions and concerns regarding climate change and found that …

Nicaragua To Sign Paris Agreement Leaving United States Alone With Syria

Reports coming out of Central American country Nicaragua say that the country’s President Daniel Ortega has confirmed his country will finally sign the Paris Climate Agreement, leaving the United States and Syria as the only two countries in the world not to have signed it. It’s important to remember off the top in this story …

Ambitious 1.5C Paris Climate Target is Still Possible, New Analysis Shows

The highly ambitious aim of limiting global warming to less than 1.5C remains in reach, a new scientific analysis shows. The 1.5C target was set as an aspiration by the global Paris climate change deal in 2015 to limit the damage wreaked by extreme weather and sea level rise. It was widely seen as impossible …

Asia’s Glaciers to Shrink by a Third by 2100, Threatening Water Supply of Millions

Asia’s mountain glaciers will lose at least a third of their mass through global warming by the century’s end, with dire consequences for millions of people who rely on them for fresh water, researchers have said. This is a best-case scenario, based on the assumption that the world manages to limit average global warming to …

NEW UNCCD REPORT: Governments Tackle Interlinked Challenges of Land Loss and Climate Change

A new UN report says that mismanagement of land coupled with the impacts of a changing climate are key factors responsible for the loss of valuable agricultural land. Current management practices in the land-use sector contributes to about 25 per cent of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions. Globally, 169 countries are affected by desertification, with …