global climate change
Climate-change skeptics like to call environmentalists “alarmists” because of their call for urgent action to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions. The skeptics say the science is too uncertain, that there’s no rush to act, and those who argue otherwise are sanctimonious lefties out of touch with reality.
In its annual progress report, the International Energy Agency (IEA) unsurprisingly called for more urgency and action from nations across the globe in the development and deployment of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies.
In order to help leaders and policymakers prepare for the upcoming United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the International Energy Agency has released a document that contains highlights of a report it will release next month concerning CO₂ emissions from fuel combustion.
The latest data from the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency's (NOAA) Earth Systems Research Laboratory shows that carbon dioxide levels have reached the highest the laboratory has ever recorded in its 50 year history.
New research produced by scientists at the University of Calgary and Environment Canada's climate centre at the University of Victoria shows that even if the world stops emitting carbon dioxide right now, it will still be subjected to cataclysmic climate change.