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  • Cyclone Fani and global climate change

    The temperature of the Earth changes over geologic time. During periods of glaciation, it was about five degrees Celsius cooler and in the interglacial period about five degrees warmer.
  • Who will pull us out of the climate change conundrum?

    Every year since 1995, our leaders or their representatives met at the so-called Conference of Parties, debating climate change, global warming in particular.
  • Welcome to the age of climate change

    Our planet is under tremendous stress. During the last week of January, major cities in the US Midwest and Northeast were colder than some regions in Antarctica.
  • COP24: All noise, no signals

    Climate change has become a political football in the last 20 years. The “un”-stable American genius once mocked climate change as a Chinese hoax.
  • Killing the planet

    Since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, we have pumped nearly 2,000 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. Moreover, in April of this year, the average concentration of carbon dioxide reached a dubious milestone—410 parts per million—according to data recorded at the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii. Carbon dioxide hasn't been this high in millions of years.
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