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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Erik Stokstad

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The Untold Story of the Melting North

Mark C. Serreze

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Robinson Meyer

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Mitigate global warming and produce clean, cheap hydropower at the same time, urges Mike Muller.

Mike Muller

Nature, 2019

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How Numerical Models Revealed the Secrets of Climate Change

Syukuro Manabe and Anthony J. Broccoli

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Risk, Uncertainty, and Economics for a Warming World

William D Nordhaus

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Six Degrees of Climate Emergency

Mark Lynas

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