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To Hold Warming to 1.5 Degrees, Study Says Nations Must Stop Building New Fossil Fuel Infrastructure Immediately

If nations commit immediately not to replace fossil fuel infrastructure as it reaches the end of its expected lifetime, the world would have a 64 percent chance of keeping global warming below 1.5 degrees Celsius, according to a new study.

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Trump administration expands oil drilling despite shutdown

Interior department continues processing permits and moves forward with controversial plan to increase drilling in the Arctic.

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Q&A: ‘There’s a Lot More Climate Finance Available than People Think’

While growth in the green economy looks promising, government regulation and a business-as-usual approach are among the hurdles inhibiting cleaner energy production.

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Oceans are warming dramatically faster, new study warns

Since 1970, the ocean has warmed 40 percent more than previous estimates, according to new study that finds the world’s oceans are warming significantly faster than previously thought.

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Carbon emissions up as Trump agenda rolls back climate change work

Last year’s 3.4% jump in emissions is the largest since 2010 recession and second largest gain in more than two decades.

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One-Third of New Car Sales in Norway Are All-Electric Vehicles

Nearly a third of new cars sold in Norway last year were all-electric — a new global milestone and a major step for the country, which aims to end sales of fossil fuel vehicles by 2025.

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The full story on climate change requires the long view

Researchers offer a new calculation that provides the long view of what nine different world regions have contributed to climate change since 1900. They also show how that breakdown will likely look by 2100 under various emission scenarios.

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Arctic Report Card tracks region’s environmental changes

Persistent heat records have assaulted the fragile Arctic for each of the past five years—a record-long warming streak, said the 2018 Arctic Report Card, released by NOAA.

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2019 may be the hottest year yet—here’s why

An El Niño event is very likely under way, amping up extreme weather already made worse by climate change and increasing the odds that 2019 will be the hottest year in recorded human history, scientists warn.

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