RealClimate: Net Zero
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RealClimate: Net Zero

There was a lot of discussion about Net-Zero goals at the COP26 gathering. The concept is based on the results of physical science that show that
COP26 news: Real progress made but more emissions cuts are needed
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COP26 news: Real progress made but more emissions cuts are needed

The world was on track for 2.7degC warming before COP26. Now it is at 2.4degC which is a substantial improvement. Future summits will have to push
COP26: Fear of failure on final day, and just how green was summit?
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COP26: Fear of failure on final day, and just how green was summit?

The number of people who flew to the summit in private aircraft has drawn criticism. According to the International Air Transport Association, about
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‘We are not on course’: scientists warn action must match words at Cop26

Cop26 scientists have issued a stark warning to policymakers: don't delay! Every extra degree of global warming will lead to dire consequences. This
Deforestation drives increasingly deadly heat in Indonesia: study
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Deforestation drives increasingly deadly heat in Indonesia: study

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 public domain A study released Wednesday found that global warming and deforestation in one province of Indonesia caused
Climate Pledges Fall Dangerously Short of the 1.5 °C Target
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Climate Pledges Fall Dangerously Short of the 1.5 °C Target

One figure is the most important in the fight against climate change: 1.5 degrees Celsius. Although it can be difficult to grasp the implications of
Global temperatures over last 24,000 years show today's warming 'unprecedented'
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Global temperatures over last 24,000 years show today's warming 'unprecedented'

Credit: CC0 Public Domain The University of Arizona's effort to reconstruct Earth’s climate from the last ice age (24,000 years ago) highlights the
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Glasgow climate pledges are 'lip service' without far more aggressive plans

Glasgow climate pledges are a 'lip service,' with no far more aggressive plans This image can be enlarged by clicking the toggle caption Martin
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Trump’s ‘Hostility’ Stalled Climate Change Progress, Obama Says At COP26

Topline Barack Obama, the former president, criticized his White House successor, Donald Trump, for reducing environmental protections in his speech
A world warmed by 2 degrees is way hotter than it sounds
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A world warmed by 2 degrees is way hotter than it sounds

Climate 101 is a Mashable series which answers provocative and important questions about the Earth's warming climate. Sometimes things are more than