This week in climate news - 25 September 2016

The most popular articles from the past week.

Greenland's huge annual ice loss is even worse than thought

Ice cap is disappearing far more rapidly than previously estimated, and is part of a long-term trend, new research shows. The huge annual losses of ice from the Greenland cap are even worse than thought, according to new research which also shows that the melt is not a short-term blip but a long-term trend. »
21 September 2016, 20:50 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Climate change could cross key threshold in a decade: scientists

OXFORD, England (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The planet could pass a key target on world temperature rise in about a decade, prompting accelerating loss of glaciers, steep declines in water availability, worsening land conflicts and deepening poverty, scientists said this week. »
22 September 2016, 17:20 - reuters - Search similar - Email

Not Done Yet: Climate Pact Is Only Halfway

More than the needed 55 countries have ratified the Paris agreement, but they don't represent the required 55 percent of emissions -- Read more on »
22 September 2016, 23:30 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Hillary Clinton 'dropped climate change from speeches after Bernie Sanders endorsement'

Transcripts show the Democrat presidential candidate referred to climate change directly in less than half as many speeches after her left-wing rival conceded defeat, reports Climate Home. Hillary Clinton has dropped the words “climate change” from most of her public addresses since winning the endorsement of her party rival Bernie Sanders, according to Climate Home analysis. »
20 September 2016, 19:30 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Australia's emissions won't fall by 2030 without greater climate action, modelling shows

RepuTex analysis says federal government paying polluters and ambitious renewable energy targets won’t have sufficient impact. »
20 September 2016, 22:40 - guardian - Search similar - Email

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