This week in climate news - 30 September 2018

The most popular articles from the past week.

National parks bear the brunt of climate change

Human-caused climate change has exposed US national parks to conditions hotter and drier than the rest of the nation, says a new study quantifying for the first time the magnitude of climate change on all 417 parks in the system. Without action to limit greenhouse gas emissions, many small mammals and plants may be brought to the brink of extinction by the end of the century, the study shows. »
24 September 2018, 18:00 - sciencedaily - Search similar - Email

Big Oil pledges to slash potent greenhouse gas emission

A group of the world's top oil and gas companies pledged on Monday to slash emissions of a potent greenhouse gas by a fifth by 2025 in an effort to battle climate change. »
24 September 2018, 18:50 - reuters - Search similar - Email

Research forecasts US among top nations to suffer economic damage from climate change

For the first time, researchers have developed a data set quantifying what the social cost of carbon -- the measure of the economic harm from carbon dioxide emissions -- will be for the globe's nearly 200 countries. »
25 September 2018, 00:10 - sciencedaily - Search similar - Email

Facing the consequences

Global action is not going to stop climate change. The world needs to look harder at how to live with it. »
24 September 2018, 17:42 - economist - Search similar - Email

Climate change and multilateralism figure high on first day of UN General Assembly debate

If there was one issue that was a recurrent theme on Tuesday on the first day of the United Nations General Assembly's annual general debate, it was the potentially catastrophic impact of climate change , from Secretary-General António Guterres’s opening address warning global Heads of State and Government  that “its speed has provoked a sonic boom SOS across the world”, to individual... »
26 September 2018, 07:30 - UN - Search similar - Email

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