This week in climate news - 12 November 2017

The most popular articles from the past week.

The seven megatrends that could beat global warming: 'There is reason for hope'

Until recently the battle to avert catastrophic climate change – floods, droughts, famine, mass migrations – seemed to be lost. But with the tipping point just years away, the tide is finally turning, thanks to innovations ranging from cheap renewables to lab-grown meat and electric airplanes. »
8 November 2017, 09:50 - guardian - Search similar - Email

This year to be among three hottest on record: 'extraordinary weather' - U.N.

This year will be among the three hottest on record in a new sign of man-made climate change that is aggravating "extraordinary weather" such as hurricanes, droughts and floods, the United Nations said on Monday. »
6 November 2017, 14:40 - reuters - Search similar - Email

U.N. warns on heat as climate talks hear pleas for action

This year will be among the three hottest on record, the United Nations said on Monday as almost 200 countries began talks in Germany to bolster a global climate accord that the United States plans to quit. »
6 November 2017, 14:40 - reuters - Search similar - Email

2017 set to be one of top three hottest years on record

Data so far this year points to 2017 continuing a long-term trend of record breaking temperatures around the world, says World Meteorological Organization. 2017 is set to be one of the hottest three years on record, provisional data suggests, confirming yet again a warming trend that scientists say bears the fingerprints of human actions. »
6 November 2017, 13:30 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Bonn climate talks must go further than Paris pledges to succeed

Hosts Fiji will be aiming to build transparency and constructive dialogue – and this will be crucial to successfully ratcheting up the tough climate targets sidestepped at Paris. Talanoa is a Fijian term for discussions aimed at building consensus, airing differences constructively, and finding ways to overcome difficulties or embark on new projects. »
6 November 2017, 07:10 - guardian - Search similar - Email

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