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  1. The Arctic melts at an unprecedented pace while greenhouse gas emissions, temperatures and sea levels all hit record highs

    A new climate report released by the NOAA shows new global temperature records, how both greenhouse gas emissions and sea levels are rising, and that the Arctic is melting at an unprecedented pace.

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  2. UN report: 2013's extreme weather is consistent with climate change

    A new UN report released by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) shows that many of the extreme weather events last year were consistent with human-caused climate change. The study also shows that there had been no 'pause' in global warming - disproving recent claims by climate deniers. 2013 is revealed as the sixth-hottest on record, meaning 13 of the 14 warmest years on record have occurred this century.

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  3. IPCC: Climate efforts not sufficient, huge increase in green energy required to avert climate disaster

    The latest scientific report from IPCC concludes that current efforts to contain global warming are not sufficient to stop catastrophic climate change. To avert climate disaster, the world needs to urgently end its dependence on fossil fuels and switch to green energy. The study concludes that a global roll-out of clean energy is remarkably cheap – but only if we act now.

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  4. Which American cable news network cover climate change the right way?

    Al Jazeera America is the U.S. cable news network that cover climate change the right way, according to new data by ThinkProgress.

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  5. Europe will face deadly costs for climate inaction

    Inaction on climate change will result in costly and deadly consequences for Europe. It's estimated that climate change could cost Europe more than €190 billion, be responsible for the death of hundreds of thousands of Europeans, and result in a net welfare loss of 1.8% of the union's current GDP.

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  6. IPCC: ‘Severe, widespread, and irreversible impacts’

    Eighteen key conclusions from the summary report issued this week by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

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  7. Bill McKibben: The IPCC still underestimates the situation

    Bill McKibben writes that the IPCC’s latest assessment report on climate change is stern – but that it still underestimates the situation. “Breaking the power of the fossil fuel industry won’t be easy, especially since it has to happen fast. But, thanks to the IPCC, no one will ever be able to say they weren’t warned,” McKibben writes.

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  8. Lima climate talks reach watered-down global warming agreement

    A new global agreement on climate change has been reached after long negotiations in Lima, Peru. The deal would for the first time commit all countries – including developing nations – to cut greenhouse gas emissions. But critics say the agreement amounts to little progress and that it'll do nothing to stop climate disaster.

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  9. CARE: Fertility control won’t solve the climate crisis

    Choice, not control: Global aid organization says environmentally-motivated birth control programs undermine women’s rights, and don’t protect the earth.

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