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  • opinion 25 Jul 2014

    Antarctica's point of no return

    Satellite observations show that West Antarctica's ice has now entered a state of "unstoppable collapse". But it is still within our control to limit the degree of ice melt and sea level rise, says Anders Levermann.

  • news 25 Jul 2014

    Climate data shows clear signs of warming

    Hundreds of scientists from 57 countries have fed evidence into a new report that provides a clear picture of how patterns, changes, and trends of the global climate system show that our planet is becoming a warmer place.

  • news 24 Jul 2014

    Give people their land, cut global emissions

    A new study by the World Resources Institute and Rights and Resources Initiative shows that government protection and legal recognition of community forest rights can lead to significant carbon emission reductions.

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