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Weak El Niños Like This Year's May Become Rarer with Warming

The droughts and deluges spurred by the events could be worse even if the El Niño cycle does not change -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
22 Feb, 00:30 - scientificamerican -  - 

Swedish student leader wins EU pledge to spend billions on climate

The European Union should spend hundreds of billions of euros combating climate change during the next decade, its chief executive said on Thursday, responding to a Swedish teen who has inspired a global movement of children against global warming. »
21 Feb, 17:50 - reuters -  - 

Greta Thunberg tells EU: your greenhouse gas targets are too low

Swede says adults confronted by climate change crisis ‘just want to change the subject’. The European Union should double its climate targets to do its fair share in keeping the planet below a dangerous level of global warming, the Swedish activist Greta Thunberg has told political and business leaders in Brussels. »
21 Feb, 14:30 - guardian -  - 

Scientist who published landmark climate change paper dies aged 87

Dr Wallace Broecker gave early warning of a planetary crisis if humans continued to emit carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. »
21 Feb, 08:10 - smh -  - 

Australian headlines are designed to scare people into not acting on climate change | Erwin Jackson

As we head into another cycle of climate change politics beware the economic doomsayers. Whenever Australia starts to have a serious conversation about addressing climate change, headlines appear in newspapers of an economic apocalypse. This happened again in the Australian this week based on work by a long-standing economic modeller of climate policy, Brian Fisher. »
21 Feb, 08:10 - guardian -  - 

Cold-temperature variability important in evaluating climate change

New research highlights the importance of considering cold temperature variability, and not just warming temperatures, when evaluating the impact of climate change. »
21 Feb, 06:00 - sciencedaily -  - 

Ban gas boilers in new homes by 2025, says Committee on Climate Change

Government advisers suggest homes are heated using low-carbon energy instead. Gas hobs or boilers should be banned from being installed in new homes within the next six years, government advisers have recommended. »
21 Feb, 01:50 - guardian -  - 

Climate goals of the Paris Agreement: Impact of land use

Significantly less than two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial times -- this is the temperature to which global warming should be limited, according to the Paris Climate Agreement. In a current study, a research team shows that previous efforts to reduce greenhouse gases through human land use are insufficient. »
20 Feb, 23:50 - sciencedaily -  - 

U.S. judge dismisses boys' lawsuit against Trump climate rollbacks

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by two Pennsylvania boys and an environmental group seeking to stop U.S. President Donald Trump from rolling back regulations addressing climate change, saying the court does not have power to tell the White House what to do. »
20 Feb, 22:50 - reuters -  - 

White House readies panel to question security risks of climate

The White House is readying a presidential panel that would question U.S. military and intelligence reports showing human-driven climate change poses risks to national security, according to a document seen by Reuters on Wednesday. »
20 Feb, 19:40 - reuters -  - 

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