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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

Great Barrier Reef: why are government and business perpetuating the big lie

an aerial view of the great barrier reef off the coast of the whitsunday islands
An aerial view of the Great Barrier Reef off the coast of the Whitsunday islands, along the central coast of Queensland. Photograph: Sarah Lai/AFP/Getty Images

Despite the government’s protests, it’s not possible to save the Great Barrier Reef without tackling global warming first

November 1, 2016 — At the core of the Australian government’s failure to protect our Great Barrier Reef is the big lie.  Continue reading Great Barrier Reef: why are government and business perpetuating the big lie