Climate Change

The industrial revolution was the starting point of an unstoppable increase in carbon emissions, which inevitably leads to global warming. Many scientists believe that a 2°C (3.6°F) rise in global temperature would lead to a major environmental catastrophe. Learn about the climate crisis, current developments in climate research and the emerging technologies that could save the world.

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William D Nordhaus

Yale UP, 2015

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Stalling the fastest flows of ice into the oceans would buy us a few centuries to deal with climate change and protect coasts, argue John C. Moore and colleagues.

John C. Moore et al.

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Central banks and financial regulators are starting to factor in climate change

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How Climate Change Denial is Threatening Our Planet, Destroying Our Politics, and Driving Us Crazy

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