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Australia’s shortage of climate scientists puts country at serious risk, report find

drought-affected soil
Men inspecting drought-affected soil. Farmers are among those left at serious risk by Australia’s shortage of climate scientists, a new report says. Photograph: Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images

Climate science workforce needs to grow by 77 positions over the next four years, according to report prompted by CSIRO redundancies

August 2, 2017 — Australia has a critical shortage of climate scientists, leaving it at serious risk of not delivering essential climate and weather services to groups like farmers, coastal communities and international organisations, a report has found. Continue reading Australia’s shortage of climate scientists puts country at serious risk, report find

Planet could breach 1.5C warming limit within 10 years, but be aware of caveats

2015 united nations climate talks in paris
The 2015 United Nations climate talks in Paris delivered a historic climate agreement. Photograph: Francois Mori/AP

A new study shows how a switch in a major climate system could accelerate global temperatures to a 1.5°C limit, but some scientists are challenging the assumptions

May 8, 2017 — In the Brazilian city of São Paulo, more than 80 experts, including dozens of climate scientists, gathered back in March for a giant planning meeting. Continue reading Planet could breach 1.5C warming limit within 10 years, but be aware of caveats