The UN expects the current decade to be the hottest in history This was stated by the United Nations World Meteorological Organization (WMO), reports DW. According to WMO, as of the end of October, the average world temperature was 1.1 degrees Celsius higher than at the end of the pre-industrial era and at the end […]
Climate change: COP25 island nation in ‘fight to death’ Political leaders and climate diplomats are meeting in Madrid for two weeks of talks amid a growing sense of crisis. This conference of the parties, or COP25, was due to be held in Chile but was canceled by the government due to weeks of civil disturbances.
Greenhouse gas concentrations again break records The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) says the increase in CO2 was just above the average rise recorded over the last decade. Levels of other warming gases, such as methane and nitrous oxide, have also surged by above average amounts.
Countries will have to increase their ambitions to reduce carbon emissions by five times if the world wants to avoid warming by more than 1.5 degrees, the UN says. The annual emissions gap report shows that even if all current promises are met, the world will warm by more than double that amount by 2100. […]