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  Two U.S. scientists have solved the hypothetical puzzle of the century: how to explain the reported climate "hiatus" and reconcile two different ways of predicting the global temperature by 2100. They say they now know why computer simulations and the forecasts made by a study of...

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Union County, Florida is 250 square miles, nestled in the middle of the state's pan—not the handle—about an hour southwest of Jacksonville and nearly as far from the state's southern border. Residents depend on four things for their county's survival: farming, trucking, timber, and the...

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New research suggests the Earth's climate could be more sensitive to greenhouse gases than thought, raising the spectre of an 'apocalyptic side of bad' temperature rise of more than 7C within a lifetime Ian Johnston Environment Correspondent Wednesday 9 November 2016 If the Earth's temperature rises seven...

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By Mark Kinver Environment reporter, BBC News Nations have committed themselves to decarbonising their economies as part of the Paris Climate Agreement A multi-billion dollar global fund is encouraging the construction of fossil fuel projects, at the expense of cleaner options, a study reports. An NGO said that...

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Written by Cecilia Reyes, Group Chief Risk Officer, Zurich Insurance Group Top Image: REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya Wednesday 11 January 2017 The 2017 Global Risks Report comes at a critical moment for the world as we know it. Unprecedented forces are reshaping society, economics, politics and our planet itself in...

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Alister Doyle Jan 18th 2017 10:33AM OSLO, Jan 18 (Reuters) - World temperatures hit a record high for the third year in a row in 2016, creeping closer to a ceiling set for global warming with extremes including unprecedented heat in India and ice melt in the...

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John Vidal Tuesday 22 November Danish and US researchers say warmer air and sea surface could lead to record lows of sea ice at north pole next year  Lead Photo: A large pool of melt water over ice on top of the Beaufort Sea in the Arctic Ocean....

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It’s not just about us. By Eric Roston eroston November 16, 2016 — 6:00 AM EST The earth has warmed barely a single degree Celsius, and yet virtually no place on the planet is unaffected by climate change. That’s the conclusion of both a new study published in the journal Science and a popular-science book out this...

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