If we don't change our ways, it's likely that warming will surpass the "catastrophic" level by 2100, a new study finds.
Studies show the untested technofix that would allow continued use of fossil fuels "could simultaneously benefit one region to the detriment of another.”
Researchers find that trees are undergoing a longer growing season as a consequence of climate change.
At the same time the climate summit was taking place in Bonn, Germany, activists gathered to fight for the planet's well-being.
The two feed off each other and should be treated in unison, an influential think tank says.
They join the Powering Past Coal Alliance, a collection of 20 countries, six provinces or states, and one city committed to ending the use of coal.
2017 marks a special moment: Soon after the Paris Accord was signed, the largest emitter of greenhouse gases elected a president who denies climate change.
Meanwhile, a U.S. “sub-national” delegation pledges to meet climate goals and slash emissions of greenhouse gases.
Extreme high temperatures can be lethal—researchers have catalogued the ways they can kill. And we have only ourselves to blame for the situation, they say.