The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has released a report warning governments that time is running out to limit global warming. The central message - switch to renewable energy sources as fast as possible.
The countries signed onto the Paris Agreement have made pledges to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. The promises are at the core of the accord, but can they prevent devastating climate change?
Researchers estimate that global carbon dioxide emissions will rise around 2 percent in 2017, making it the first increase in three years. Experts warned that "time is running out" to limit the effects of climate change.
From California to Cape Town, from Oslo to the Solomon Islands — local and regional leaders around the world are stepping up their game to fight climate change. Cities will be decisive in limiting global warming.
A recent report shows rising CO2 levels in the atmosphere are about to make the world's oceans uninhabitable for many sea creatures, threatening entire ocean ecosystems. What can be done?
© 2017 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version