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Greenhouse Gas Emissions Accelerate Like a ‘Speeding Freight Train’ in 2018 – 12/5/2018

By Kendra Pierre-Louis Greenhouse gas emissions worldwide are growing at an accelerating pace this year, researchers said Wednesday, putting the world on track to face some of the most severe consequences of global warming sooner than expected. Scientists described the quickening rate of carbon dioxide emissions in stark terms, comparing it to a “speeding freight train” and laying part of …

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Broad threat to humanity from cumulative climate hazards intensified by greenhouse gas emissions 11/9/18

The ongoing emission of greenhouse gases (GHGs) is triggering changes in many climate hazards that can impact humanity. We found traceable evidence for 467 pathways by which human health, water, food, economy, infrastructure and security have been recently impacted by climate hazards such as warming, heatwaves, precipitation, drought, floods, fires, storms, sea-level rise and changes in natural land cover and …