Climate Change

Canada and the US, among others, are nowhere near reaching the Paris Agreement climate change goals

Canada and the US, among others, are nowhere near reaching the Paris Agreement climate change goals

The landmark Paris Climate Agreement, signed in 2016, is supposed to push countries to lower their greenhouse gas emissions to levels which won’t cause catastrophic damage. But, according to Climate Action Tracker, many of the 200 countries that signed the agreement are failing to live up to their self-imposed goals β€” including all of the world’s top 10 biggest polluters.

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In the northernmost United States city, the climate is warming so fast that algorithms thought the recorded temperature was an error

In the northernmost United States city, the climate is warming so fast that algorithms thought the recorded temperature was an error

Recently scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration were putting together a monthly report on the climate, but noticed one of their monitoring stations had completely fallen on off the map. In fact, all the data collected from the station in Barrow, Alaska, was missing. The northernmost city hadn't disappeared and the monitoring station was still operational, but the missing data was the result of rapid climate change.

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