News tagged with climate change

How fast will we need to adapt to climate change?

What would we do differently if sea level were to rise one foot per century versus one foot per decade? Until now, most policy and research has focused on adapting to specific amounts of climate change and not on how fast ...

dateOct 04, 2016 in Environment
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How we think about science can make a difference

If, as Barack Obama says, the greatest threat to future generations is climate change, then environmental policies to combat it need an outpouring of public support to be effective – and in places like America, that support ...

dateOct 04, 2016 in Environment
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How will the next president address climate change?

Searing summers, rising seas, devastating storms and deadly floods. These are just some of the current and anticipated impacts of climate change. The recent "Paris Agreement," signed by 191 governments under a United Nations ...

dateOct 03, 2016 in Environment
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EU agrees to ratify Paris climate deal

EU environment ministers agreed Friday to fast-track the ratification of the landmark Paris agreement on climate change, despite the fact that some national parliaments have yet to approve the deal.

dateSep 30, 2016 in Environment
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