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Climate models update: It’s hotter than we thought
Climate models update: It’s hotter than we thought
The Mail & Guardian is publishing this article as part of a network of over 300 publications that are sharing journalism on the climate...
Why is climate change’s 2°C of warming limit so important?
Why is climate change’s 2°C of warming limit so important?
If you read or listen to almost any article about climate change, it’s likely the story refers in some way to the “2°C limit.” The story often...
Carbon catastrophe is hurtling towards us
Carbon catastrophe is hurtling towards us
Just four years ago, in Paris, nearly 200 countries agreed to tackle climate change. The Paris Agreement was supposed to be the defining moment in...
Three countries endanger world
Three countries endanger world
People are getting good at manipulating the weather, especially when it comes to seeding clouds to force rainfall where there is none. This is just...
World “sleepwalking into catastrophe” — WEF
World “sleepwalking into catastrophe” — WEF
“Out of control.” It’s a catchy headline, even more so when it’s used by the usually conservative, grey-worded team at the World Economic...
COP24 ignores dire climate warnings
COP24 ignores dire climate warnings
Katowice, Poland — The 2015 Paris Agreement delivered hope that nations could come together to fight catastrophic...
NGOs launch legal action against France over climate
NGOs launch legal action against France over climate
A group of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) including Greenpeace and Oxfam have launched a lawsuit against the French state accusing it of...
Climate talks must be rescued from failure, warns UN chief
Climate talks must be rescued from failure, warns UN chief
"Key political issues" deadlocking UN climate talks "remain unresolved", UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres warned on Wednesday after an...
Costa Rica shows us how
Costa Rica shows us how
The country’s successful reduction of greenhouse gas emissions is an example that needs to be followed — because no one will be spared...
The IPCC’s latest climate report on 1.5°C holds implications for African countries
The IPCC’s latest climate report on 1.5°C holds implications for African countries
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which is the United Nations-backed body of scientists reviewing climate science, released a special...
One and a half degrees to crisis
One and a half degrees to crisis
For Africa’s states to survive global warming relatively unscathed, temperatures cannot exceed a rise of more than 1.5°C. If they do, ecosystems...
A futuristic look: global warming heats up the planet
A futuristic look: global warming heats up the planet
It’s 42°C in Johannesburg. It was 43°C yesterday. My neighbour – a pensioner and avid fan of Star Trek – was taken away in an...

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