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New climate report highlights 'enormous challenge ahead' for meeting Paris Agreement goals   
July 09, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - The outlook demonstrate the need for drastic action — particularly if countries hope to keep global warming below 2 degrees Celsius by the year 2100.
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Delayed emergence of a global temperature response after emission mitigation   
July 08, 2020
Source: Nature - Strong mitigation of anthropogenic emissions is necessary, but it is not clear how fast these efforts would lead to temperature changes. Here, the authors find that there is a substantial delay between reductions of emissions and...
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The Obscure Treaty That Could Kill a Global Green Recovery   
July 08, 2020
Source: New Republic - The Energy Charter Treaty, with 53 signatories, allows energy companies to sue states that make their business unprofitable.
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Agriculture - a climate villain' Maybe not!   
July 08, 2020
Source: EurekAlert! - The UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) claims that agriculture is one of the main sources of greenhouse gases, and is thus by many observers considered as a climate villain. This conclusion,
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Could Paying Farmers to Store Carbon Help the Climate and Save Farms'   
July 06, 2020
Source: Mother Jones - What he didn’t expect is how these tweaks would become the center of a privately funded, tech-amped venture to rescue the American agriculture industry and slow climate change in one fell swoop. Standing next to Chappell...
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Arctic Oil Infrastructure Faces Climate Karma   
July 05, 2020
Source: Washington Post - Siberia’s heatwave reflects temperature changes that weren’t generally forecast to occur until the end of the century. That’s bad news for everyone.
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Winners of Environmental Finance's Sustainable Investment Awards revealed   
July 04, 2020
Source: Environmental finance - Climate Action 100+, the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change, and the Investor Mining & Tailings Safety Initiative. The full list of the more than 40 winners can be found here. "Congratulations to every one of the...
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Unrealistic energy and materials requirement for direct air capture in deep mitigation pathways   
July 03, 2020
Source: Nature - The increasing global atmospheric CO 2 concentration due to heavy reliance on fossil fuels as the primary energy sources (~410 ppm in 2019) 1 has made direct extraction or removal
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Warming temperatures threaten hundreds of fish species the world relies on, study finds   
July 03, 2020
Source: CNN - It's "virtually certain" that the world's oceans have warmed nonstop since 1970 and have absorbed 90 percent of the planet's excess heat, according to a landmark report last fall from the United Nation's Intergovernmental Panel...
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Action Plan Unveiled as Climate-Change Clock Ticks Down   
July 03, 2020
Source: Public News Service - Scientists say only a decade remains to reverse course on the worst impacts of climate change - and to address the looming crisis, House Democrats in Congress have unveiled a net-zero carbon emissions plan they say could be...
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