The infographic beautifully illustrates the changes in Earth's average temperature from 20,000 BCE to 2016, and projects the future temperature change by 2100 BCE. Spoiler alert: the warming trend doesn't look good. The original infographic is here. The complete image can be viewed by clicking on it. It's long!

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This is an extract from the Elephant podcast.

Toronto is Canada's biggest city, and it also happens to be one of the country's biggest successes when it comes to acting on climate. While the average emissions for Canada have ...

This graphic demonstrates how quickly we are using up the global carbon budget and how close we are to the 1.5 C and 2 C limits.

Source: http://www.climate-energy-college.net/more-climate-spirals


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Democracy Now speaks with Kevin Anderson who has come to the Paris talks with a shocking message: The climate crisis is more severe than even many scientists have acknowledged. He has said many scientists are self-censoring their work to downplay the severity of the climate crisis.


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David Spratt (Climate Code Red, Australia) outlines some of the recent developments in climate science knowledge as a way of discerning the gaps between myth and reality in climate policy-making."

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Kevin Anderson shares his thoughts on what will need to happen if we are to meet the declarations in Paris, why it's a matter of justice that we act, and why he personally has made the difficult decision to give up air travel.


Kevin Anderson revisits the scale of the climate challenge, arguing that whilst the science of climate change has progressed, there has been no corresponding acknowledgement of the rate at which our emissions from energy need to be reduced.

 

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