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Forecast: 40% chance Earth to be hotter than Paris goal soon

May. 26, 2021 20:28 PM EDT

There’s a 40% chance that the world will get so hot in the next five years that it will temporarily push past the temperature limit the Paris climate agreement is trying to prevent, meteorologists said. A new World Meteorological Organization forecast for the next...

America's new normal: A degree hotter than two decades ago

May. 04, 2021 12:20 PM EDT

America’s new normal temperature is a degree hotter than it was just two decades ago. Scientists have long talked about climate change — hotter temperatures, changes in rain and snowfall and more extreme weather — being the “new normal.” Data released Tuesday by...

As extreme weather increases, climate misinformation adapts

Apr. 21, 2021 13:52 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Climate scientists have warned for years that a warming planet would cause more extreme storms, like the one that walloped Texas in February, knocking out power and leaving millions in a deep freeze. Yet as the snow fell and the wind howled,...

AP sources: Biden to pledge halving greenhouse gases by 2030

Apr. 21, 2021 10:56 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will pledge to cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions at least in half by 2030 as he convenes a virtual climate summit with 40 world leaders, according to three people with knowledge of the White House plans. The 50% target would nearly...

AP sources: Biden to pledge halving greenhouse gases by 2030

Apr. 20, 2021 18:44 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will pledge to cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions at least in half by 2030 as he convenes a virtual climate summit with 40 world leaders, according to three people with knowledge of the White House plans. The 50% target would nearly...