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Energy agency: End new fossil fuel supply investments
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Energy agency: End new fossil fuel supply investments

BERLIN (AP) — A report by the International Energy Agency says immediate action is needed to reshape the world’s energy…
UN report: Increased warming closing in on agreed upon limit
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UN report: Increased warming closing in on agreed upon limit

The world is getting closer to passing a temperature limit set by global leaders five years ago and may exceed…
Global CO2 emissions to drop 4-7% in 2020, but will it matter?
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Global CO2 emissions to drop 4-7% in 2020, but will it matter?

Global CO2 emissions from fossil fuels are set to drop by up to seven percent in 2020 because of the…
Six-fold jump in polar ice loss lifts global oceans
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Six-fold jump in polar ice loss lifts global oceans

Greenland and Antarctica are shedding six times more ice than during the 1990s, driving sea level rise that could see…
Oceans were hottest on record in 2019
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Oceans were hottest on record in 2019

The world’s oceans were the hottest in recorded history in 2019, scientists said on Tuesday, as manmade emissions warmed seas…
New climate models suggest Paris goals may be out of reach
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New climate models suggest Paris goals may be out of reach

New climate models show carbon dioxide is a more potent greenhouse gas than previously understood, a finding that could push…
Climate pledges ‘misleading’, Greta tells UN meet
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Climate pledges ‘misleading’, Greta tells UN meet

Swedish activist Greta Thunberg on Wednesday accused wealthier nations of inventing ways to avoid slashing their greenhouse gas emissions, branding…
Natural gas drives record CO2 emissions in 2019
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Natural gas drives record CO2 emissions in 2019

Global carbon emissions boosted by soaring natural gas use are set to hit record levels in 2019 despite a decline…
2010s hottest decade in history, UN says as emissions rise again
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2010s hottest decade in history, UN says as emissions rise again

This decade is set to be the hottest in history, the United Nations said Tuesday in an annual assessment outlining…
Choose hope or climate surrender, says UN chief
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Choose hope or climate surrender, says UN chief

Confronted with a climate crisis threatening civilization itself, humanity must choose between hope and surrender, UN chief Antonio Guterres told…
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