Delingpole: Failing IPCC Ramps up Climate Hysteria with New Doom Litany Report
09 October, 2018, 06:09 | Author: Sheila Harris
He said the report "has sent the strongest message yet from the scientific community that the era of fossil fuels has to end soon if we are to protect the world from risky climate change and limit warming to 1.5°C".
"Every extra bit of warming matters, especially since warming of 1.5 C or higher increases the risk associated with long-lasting or irreversible changes, such as the loss of some ecosystems", said Hans-Otto Pörtner, Co-Chair of IPCC Working Group II.
Moreover, coral reefs, already threatened, would decline by 70-90 per cent with global warming of 1.5°C, whereas virtually all would be lost with 2°C, according to the report.
"This is concerning because we know there are so many more problems if we exceed 1.5 degrees C global warming, including more heatwaves and hot summers, greater sea level rise, and, for many parts of the world, worse droughts and rainfall extremes", Andrew King, a lecturer in climate science at the University of Melbourne, said in a statement.
There is some good news.
"The policy implications of the report are obvious: We need to implement a suite of policies to sharply limit carbon emissions and build climate resilience, and we must do all this is in a way that prioritizes equitable outcomes particularly for the world's poor and marginalized communities", Cleetus added.
"That means every tonne of Carbon dioxide we put into the atmosphere will have to be balanced by a tonne of Carbon dioxide taken out", said lead coordinating author Myles Allen, head of the University of Oxford's Climate Research Programme.
Society would have to enact "unprecedented" changes to how it consumes energy, travels and builds to meet a lower global warming target or it risks increases in heat waves, flood-causing storms and the chances of drought in some regions as well as the loss of species, a United Nationsreport said on Monday.
Monday's report was produced by three IPCC working groups. Corals have already been battered by our current rise in global temperatures, which has risen by 1°C over the past 150 or so years.
Currently, the world has seen 1C of warming over the past 115 years, according to a United States report last year.
BBCenvironment correspondent Matt McGrath outlines five key takeaways from one of the most important reports on rising temperatures issued by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Avoiding going even higher will require significant action in the next few years, the report said.
Climate Analytics is a global research organisation whose scientists have extensively contributed to the literature on which the IPCC has based its SR1.5 assessment. Next year the IPCC will release the Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate, and Climate Change and Land, which looks at how climate change affects land use. Emissions of other greenhouse gases, such as methane, also will have to drop. Starting in 1994, a central aim of the UN's climate change efforts (the Framework Convention on Climate Change, or UNFCCC) was to stabilise greenhouse gas concentrations at a level that would "prevent unsafe anthropogenic interference with the climate system".
Can humanity cap global warming at 1.5°C?
The report is seen as the main scientific guide for government policymakers on how to implement the 2015 Paris Agreement, which aims to limit the rise in global average temperatures to "well below" 2C above pre-industrial levels, while seeking to tighten the goal to 1.5C. But the planet would remain under that 1.5-degree threshold.
To ensure the planet is liveable, global Carbon dioxide emissions have to be reduced by 45% from 2010 levels by 2030 and renewables must provide up to 85% of global electricity by 2050 to meet targets.
But evidence in the new report, in which a team of 91 scientists from 40 countries analyzed over 6,000 scientific studies, shows that the future is bleaker than once thought.
This system will need to be monitored closely for Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia. The heavy rainfall could lead to "life-threatening flash floods and mudslides", the National Hurricane Center warned .
Wang Yi said he told Pompeo during a meeting Monday that a shadow has been cast "over the future of China-U.S. relations". During the meeting in Beijing , Wang said China and the USA should strengthen cooperation on North Korea .
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First, it was lock Scott Barrett grinding his way over after a series of drives to make it 30-25 with Mo'unga's conversion . Erasmus said he was happy that matches between the Springboks and the All Blacks are no longer one-sided.
Kavanaugh was officially sworn in Saturday night following the 50-48 vote in which he was confirmed by the Senate. Republicans hold a 51-49 majority in the Senate, with several seats up for grabs in November.
Mr Trump is also reported to have a close relationship with host Sean Hannity, a leading cable news cheerleader of the president. She went on to work on Trump's transition team before officially joining the White House communications team in January 2017.
Hundreds were arrested on Capitol Hill this week - including several dozen in the hours leading to the final vote. The upper house is split 51-49 in favour of the Republicans and the vote was largely along party lines.
Real Madrid playmaker Isco and Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante have also been revealed as nominees for France Football's prize. The winners will be announced at a ceremony in Paris on Monday December 3 , with television coverage from 20:45 CET.
Mourinho has been roundly criticised in the past two seasons after his United team emerged from Anfield with successive 0-0 draws. I then watched the game last Saturday against Liverpool where I thought they were at full pelt to stay in that game.
At E3 2018 in June, head of Xbox Phil Spencer took the Xbox stage to announce Microsoft's plans for streaming-based games . Microsoft's and Google's push into game streaming come as carries worldwide start bringing the first 5G networks online.
Intel's 9th-Generation Core Processors Unveiled
The i5-9600K has six cores with no hyperthreading, is a direct replacement to the i5-8600K , and will feature faster frequencies. We also have up to 40 PCIe 3.0 lanes on tap, with Intel Optane memory and Optane SSD support a given, as well as Thunderbolt 3.
Pro-Russia party ahead in Latvia election
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Ronaldo to start amid rape allegation
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Brett Kavanaugh just took a MAJOR step toward the Supreme Court
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Facebook users warned about hoax messages
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