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2 Degrees Celsius

Catastrophe Awaits If We Surpass 2 Degrees Celsius. And We're Already Halfway There.

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 11.14.2016 | Green

Two degrees Celsius is the “magic number,” the global temperature increase scientists say the world must stay below to avoid the worst effects of ...

The Missing 60%: ExxonMobil, Forceful Stewardship and the 2°C Business Model Imperative

Bill Baue | Posted 06.04.2016 | Green
Bill Baue

By Bill Baue, Bob Eccles, Julie Gorte, Carolyn Hayman, Stephan Lewandowsky, Thomas O. Murtha, Naomi Oreskes, Rich Pancost, and John Rogers The Spring...

ExxonMobil Shareholders Are Starting The Climate War The Oil Giant Deserves

The Huffington Post | Casey Williams | Posted 05.25.2016 | Green

ExxonMobil's investors want the company to come clean about how climate change could affect its business. On Wednesday, shareholders will meet in Dall...

How Political Inertia Threatens the Paris Climate Accord

Jan Christoph Minx | Posted 04.22.2016 | Home
Jan Christoph Minx

BERLIN -- As world leaders gather in New York for the Paris climate agreement signing ceremony, they ought to remember that now is the time to finally put some muscle behind their promises.

"1.5 to Stay Alive": When to Stop the Warming?

Christina Cilento | Posted 12.10.2016 | Green
Christina Cilento

In the past few days here in Paris, there's been excitement about the possibility of including mention of a 1.5 degree Celsius temperature limit in the COP21 agreements, a shift from the historical limit of two degrees endorsed by most developed nations.

Will The World Reach An Agreement To Avert Climate Disaster This Week?

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 12.08.2015 | Science

The negotiations at COP21 in Paris are halfway over, and the world will have a new universal climate agreement by the end of the week. But just how vi...

Take the Fahrenheit Pledge

David Sandalow | Posted 12.07.2016 | Science
David Sandalow

In the next week, millions of Americans will hear and read news stories about global warming. They'll hear that allowing global average temperatures to increase by more than 2°C would be dangerous. There's only one problem: Americans think in degrees Fahrenheit.

Why This Goal To Curb Climate Change May Not Be 'Ideal'

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 01.09.2017 | Science

If you're planning to follow the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change's Conference of the Parties -- which starts today and runs thro...

World Leaders Getting Read To Rumble Over Carbon Emission Reductions -- Not A Moment Too Soon

Belinda Waymouth | Posted 11.02.2016 | Green
Belinda Waymouth

COP21 doesn't just concern scientists, policy makers, business interests and environmental groups -- it's an all-hands-on-deck moment. We, the people, need a serious and binding climate change mitigating treaty - for real this time, please.

IPCC's New Climate Change Report Recommends Fossil Fuels Stay Where They Are... in the Ground

Belinda Waymouth | Posted 11.30.2013 | Green
Belinda Waymouth

Most of us have already made peace with that part, and are ready to change -- 60 percent of Americans agree clean renewable energy is the future. But our willingness to do the right thing for ourselves and the planet is being undermined by the slow response of our own Environmental Protection Agency.