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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The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need

Bill Gates

Knopf, 2021

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The Untold Story of the Melting North

Mark C. Serreze

Princeton UP, 2018

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Surviving the Climate Crisis

Christiana Figueres and Tom Rivett-Carnac

Knopf, 2020

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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

Princeton UP, 2020

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Risk, Uncertainty, and Economics for a Warming World

William D Nordhaus

Yale UP, 2015

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Six Degrees of Climate Emergency

Mark Lynas

Fourth Estate, 2020

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Bill Gates and Rashida Jones Ask Big Questions Podcast

Bill Gates and Rashida Jones

Gates Notes, 2020

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Paths to a low-carbon economy will create rivalries, winners and losers, warn Andreas Goldthau, Kirsten Westphal and colleagues.

Kirsten Westphal et al.

Nature, 2019

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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.

Nature, 2018

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