Latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Stories
COPENHAGEN, November 11 /PRNewswire/ -- At a climate symposium in Copenhagen on 5 December, transport, energy and climate experts from Asia, Europe and the US will explore what must be done in order to contribute to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by the year 2050.
Scientists were outraged on Tuesday over comments made by Indiaâ€™s environment minister, in which he denied a link between climate change and the melting Himalayan glaciers.
Water scarcity as a result of climate change will create far-reaching global security concerns, says Dr. Rajendra K. Pachauri, chair of the intergovernmental panel on climate change, a co-recipient of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize.
Scientists are taking a more in-depth view of how climate change could affect Antarcticaâ€™s ice, and how even a small change in temperature could lead to a global rise in sea levels.
The Earth's temperature is projected to increase 6 degrees by the end of the century even if global greenhouse gas emissions are reduced.
A series of climate talks in Washington, New York and Pittsburgh next week could determine the future of climate legislation before world leaders meet in Copenhagen in December.
An editorial and letter, published simultaneously by the BMJ and Lancet today, warn that failure to agree radical cuts in carbon dioxide emissions at the UN climate change conference in Copenhagen this December spells a global health catastrophe.
The composition of some of our nation's forests may be quite different 200 to 400 years from today according to a recent study at the University of Illinois.
Arctic thawing is likely to result in worldwide consequences - from an increase in greenhouse gases and global weather pattern changes.
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