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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Summaries

Multi-agency report highlights increasing signs and impacts of climate change in atmosphere, land and oceans

World Meteorological Organization

WMO, 2020

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Afsaneh Beschloss and Mina Mashayekhi

Finance & Development Magazine, 2019

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Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World

Jeff Goodell

Little, Brown US, 2017

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50 years after the first Earth Day

Henry Fountain et al.

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

Pierpaolo Grippa et al.

Finance & Development Magazine, 2019

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

Michael E. Mann and Tom Toles

Columbia UP, 2016

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The world needs a new, sustainable financial system to stop runaway climate change

Mark Carney

IMF, 2019

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Renée Lertzman

TED, 2019

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Kelly Wanser

TED, 2019

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