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03 08 2021 | 11:54

European National Stakeholder Workshop Series: The case of France

The PARIS REINFORCE project held a national stakeholder workshop in France, on May 26, 2021. After a presentation of the project and its first modelling results, we discussed key technologies for…

03 08 2021 | 11:51

A workshop on the US Long-term strategy towards net zero

On 24th and 25th May 2021, the PARIS REINFORCE consortium helped to organise a virtual US workshop, in collaboration with key US partners: ClimateWorks, University of Maryland Center for Global…

03 08 2021 | 11:49

European National Stakeholder Workshop Series: The case of Switzerland

The PARIS REINFORCE European stakeholder workshop series continued with Switzerland, on May 18, 2021. The Swiss Stakeholder Workshop discussed EU current policy and mitigation pathways while gaining…

03 08 2021 | 11:12

Predicting droughts and floods: why we’re studying 19th-century ocean records

Floods have caused unprecedented damage in Europe recently, while in the Chinese city of Zhengzhou, the equivalent of a year’s worth of average rainfall fell in just three days. In stark contrast,…

03 08 2021 | 11:03

Extreme heat waves in a warming world don’t just break records – they shatter them

Summer isn’t even half over, and we’ve seen heat waves in the Pacific Northwest and Canada with temperatures that would be hot for Death Valley, enormous fires that have sent smoke across North…

03 08 2021 | 10:46

Critical measures of global heating reaching tipping point, study finds

Carbon emissions, ocean acidification, Amazon clearing all hurtling toward new records A new study tracking the planet’s vital signs has found that many of the key indicators of the global climate…

03 08 2021 | 10:26

Extreme weather will be the norm and UK is not prepared, scientists warn

Last year was first to be in top 10 for heat, rain and sunshine, as scientists say UK’s mild climate is at an end Extremes of weather will strike the UK more frequently owing to the climate crisis,…

03 08 2021 | 10:23

Plans of four G20 states are threat to global climate pledge, warn scientists

‘Disastrous’ energy policies of China, Russia, Brazil and Australia could stoke 5C rise in temperatures if adopted by the rest of the world A key group of leading G20 nations is committed to climate…

03 08 2021 | 10:23

Amount of ice which melted from Greenland on Tuesday ‘would cover Florida in two inches of water’

Greenland ice sheet contains enough water to raise global sea level by seven metres Scientists claim the ice that melted from Greenland on Tuesday would be enough to cover the US state of Florida in…

03 08 2021 | 10:15

The cost of cooling: how air conditioning is heating up the world

As temperatures rise, a new book delves into the environmental toll of America’s favorite way to cool off The widespread reliance on air conditioning in the US is explored in Eric Dean Wilson’s book…

03 08 2021 | 09:57

Three Americans produce enough carbon emissions in a lifetime to kill one person, study finds

‘There are a significant number of lives that can be saved if you pursue climate policies that are more aggressive than the business as usual scenario’ The amount of carbon emissions produced by…

03 08 2021 | 09:52

Retirements to cut US coal plants by half of 2015 levels within 15 years

Based on already planned and announced retirements, less than half of the U.S. coal-fired power generation capacity that existed at the start of 2015 will remain online by 2035, a new S&P Global…

03 08 2021 | 04:39

‘We have to pay the price’: Oslo’s plan to turn oil wealth into climate leadership

The mayor of the Norwegian capital argues that the ‘moral’ duty to cut emissions from burning waste can be met by carbon capture The city of Oslo was built on wealth generated by the North Sea,…

03 08 2021 | 04:20

New tool launched to give the UK public a voice on how to tackle climate crisis

Cross-party think tank Demos has teamed up with WWF, National Grid, and ScottishPower to ask people across the UK to consider how we should get on track to reach net zero carbon emissions over this…

30 07 2021 | 12:14

Earth Overshoot Day: Innovative solutions key to a sustainable future.

Earth Overshoot Day marks the date when humanity’s demand for ecological resources and services in a given year exceeds what Earth can regenerate in that year. In 2021, it falls on Thursday July 29…

30 07 2021 | 11:05

Reaching Zero Emissions by 2050 Could Save 74 Million Lives

As this summer's extreme heat waves and floods have made devastatingly clear, the climate crisis is already deadly.

30 07 2021 | 00:02

Countries deadlocked on need to phase out coal-fired power at close of key climate meeting

Amid flash-floods, ministers from more than 50 countries met in London for face-to-face discussions on climate Countries have finished key climate talks deadlocked on the issue of phasing out coal-…

29 07 2021 | 14:47

‘Climate change has become real’: extreme weather sinks prime US tourism site

At Lake Powell on the Arizona-Utah border, the water line has dropped to a historic low, taking a heavy toll on the local industry Chaos erupted at Bill West’s business in Page, Arizona, last week…

29 07 2021 | 11:36

Time running out for countries on climate crisis front line

Speaking to the first Climate Vulnerable Finance Summit of 48 nations systemically exposed to climate related disasters, António Guterres said they needed reassurance that financial and technical…

29 07 2021 | 11:28

Flash floods will be more common as climate crisis worsens, say scientists

Overhaul of UK infrastructure needed to ensure it is not overwhelmed by impact of extreme weather Flash flooding of the type seen in London this weekend will become a more common occurrence as the…