Historic climate deal in Paris: EU leads global efforts

The European Union has played a key role in brokering today’s historic agreement in Paris, where 195 countries adopted the first-ever universal, legally binding global climate deal. The ambitious and balanced agreement, the first major multilateral deal of the 21st century, sets out a global action plan to put the world on track to avoid dangerous climate change by limiting global warming to well below 2°C.

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NASA Finds 2013 Sustained Long-Term Climate Warming Trend

NASA scientists say 2013 tied with 2009 and 2006 for the seventh warmest year since 1880, continuing a long-term trend of rising global temperatures.

With the exception of 1998, the 10 warmest years in the 134-year record all have occurred since 2000, with 2010 and 2005 ranking as the warmest years on record.

Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis

ipccIPCC: The responsibilities of man on climate change

The draft of 31 pages was delivered on Monday , by scientists and representatives from 110 countries . After one last ” hairstyle “, the final document will be approved and presented on Friday , and will act as a guide for the governments in the next two years who will attempt to agree on the framework that will succeed the Kyoto Protocol .

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