2 Days above 2 Degrees

2 Days above 2 Degrees

Global average temperatures pushed past the “2 degree warming limit” twice in November. While this doesn’t signal the end of the world, it’s another strong hint as to the warming ahead.

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October was Warmest Month on Record

October was Warmest Month on Record

Yes, October was another record-shattering month — just like the previous 4 months   The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released its monthly climate report for the month of October on Wednesday and, once again, it was...

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Ten golden rules of large-scale tree planting

Ten golden rules of large-scale tree planting

Scientists have proposed 10 golden rules for tree-planting, which they say must be a top priority for all nations this decade. Forests are essential to life on Earth. They provide a home to three-quarters of the world’s plants and animals, soak up carbon dioxide, and provide food, fuels and medicines.

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Nitrous Oxide, More Harmful to the Climate Than CO2

Nitrous Oxide, More Harmful to the Climate Than CO2

A new study published in the journal Nature suggests that nitrous oxide — a gas that is 300 times more harmful to the climate than carbon dioxide — is steadily increasing in the atmosphere. If emissions aren’t curbed, Earth’s temperature could rise by 3°C by 2100.

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How Soil Carbon Can Help Tackle Climate Change

How Soil Carbon Can Help Tackle Climate Change

Maintaining soil organic matter is critical to tackling climate change because soil organic matter is rich in carbon. Soil carbon is also the keystone element controlling soil health, which enables soils to be resilient as droughts and intense rainfall events increasingly occur.

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