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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 »

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 »

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

We don't know how many places are unprepared for upcoming decades of climate change. SHARE · TWEET · Caroline Haskins. Aug 1 2017, 10:19am. We know that during the industrial revolution, humans developed machinery at a large scale that pumped vast ...and more »

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

Environmental activists protest Donald Trump's decision to exit the Paris climate accords, which set a goal of avoiding warming beyond 2C. Photograph: Scott Olson/Getty Images. There is only a 5% chance that the Earth will avoid warming by at least 2C ...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 »

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 »

Global Warming By 2 Degrees Likely To Happen By 2100, And There's Barely Anything We Can Do To Stop It - Tech Times

A new study has revealed a 90 percent likelihood that global temperatures will rise anywhere from 2 degrees to 4.9 degrees Celsius by 2100, negating most optimism around climate change targets set by the world's nations. This increase, typically ...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 »

We'll never tackle climate change if academics keep the focus on consensus - The Guardian

In a democracy, we hope that science helps to inform the public about its problems. In the case of climate change, believe it or not, the evidence suggests this is going relatively well. Sign up for Lab Notes - the Guardian's weekly science update ...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 »