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No One Can Agree What 2°C of Global Warming Actually Means - Motherboard

We know that during the industrial revolution, humans developed machinery at a large scale that pumped vast amounts of greenhouse gases—such as carbon dioxide and steam—into the atmosphere, kickstarting the climate change we're all witnessing today ...and more »

Earth to warm 2 degrees Celsius by the end of this century, studies say - CNN

"The Climate Crisis: A CNN Town Hall Event with Al Gore" will air at 9 p.m. ET on Tuesday, August 1, on CNN. (CNN) By the end of the century, the global temperature is likely to rise more than 2 degrees Celsius, or 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit. This rise in ...and more »

Earth Almost Certain to Warm by 2 Degrees Celsius - Scientific American

President Trump's decision to yank the United States from the Paris climate agreement spurred a rallying cry from environmentalists committed to meeting the accord's goals anyway. Too late, say the researchers behind a pair of studies published ...and more »

Study suggests Earth to warm more than 2 C this century - CBC.ca

A new study from the University of Washington suggests that there is a 90 per cent chance Earth will warm anywhere between 2 C and 4.9 C above pre-industrial levels by the end of the century. The researchers of the study published in Nature Climate ...and more »

The world will likely be 2 degrees warmer by 2100 - Wired.co.uk

When Donald Trump pulled out of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change earlier this year, Stephen Hawking did not hesitate to publicise his horror. “Trump's action could push the Earth over the brink, to become like Venus, with a temperature of two ...and more »

Planet has just 5% chance of reaching Paris climate goal, study says - The Guardian

Researchers find that economic, emissions and population trends point to very small chance Earth will avoid warming more than 2C by century's end. Oliver Milman · @olliemilman. Mon 31 Jul 2017 11.00 EDT Last modified on Wed 14 Feb 2018 11.59 EST.and more »

Earth likely to warm more than 2 degrees this century - UW Today

Warming of the planet by 2 degrees Celsius is often seen as a “tipping point” that people should try to avoid by limiting greenhouse gas emissions. bar chart. The new projected global average temperature change by 2100 is 3.2 C (5.8 F), with a 90 ...and more »

We only have a 5 percent chance of avoiding 'dangerous' global warming, a study finds - Washington Post

In recent years, it has become increasingly common to frame the climate change problem as a kind of countdown — each year we emit more carbon dioxide, narrowing the window for fixing the problem, but not quite closing it yet. After all, something ...and more »

Two degrees of warming already baked in - Science Daily

Date: July 31, 2017; Source: University of Colorado at Boulder; Summary: Even if humans could instantly turn off all our emissions of greenhouse gases, the Earth would continue to heat up about two more degrees Fahrenheit by the turn of the century, ...and more »

Earth will likely pass heat 'tipping point' by 2100 - Futurity: Research News

Warming of the planet by 2 degrees Celsius is often seen as a “tipping point” that people should try to avoid by limiting greenhouse gas emissions. But the Earth is very likely to exceed that by the end of the century. “Our analysis shows that the goal ...and more »