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  • World is still heading for temperature rise of 2.9 to 3.4oC this century, even with Paris pledges
  • 2030 emissions will be 12 to 14 gigatonnes above levels needed to limit global warming to 2oC 
  • Opportunities include enhanced pre-2020 action building on Cancun pledges, cost-effective energy efficiency and stimulating action by cities, companies and civil society

London, 3 November 2016 – The world must urgently and dramatically increase...

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Interested in how scientists attempt to predict the amount of temperature increase caused by increases in the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere? then you may be interested in this article about climate sensitivity.

Climate scientists are certain that human-caused emissions have increased carbon dioxide in the atmosphere by 44 per cent since the Industrial Revolution. Very few of them dispute that this has already caused average global temperatures to rise...

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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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Although this infographic implies that there is one carbon budget, the fact is that there are several budgets depending upon the...

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