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The International Energy Agency Says we will Reach the Point of No Return in 2017; in Just Five Years

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The International Energy Agency (IEA) has returned a valuable yet frightening assessment of our current and future energy use and climate change. We have just five years to bring our energy sources into line with climate change mitigation scenarios or we default on our planet. Says the IEA: “On planned policies, rising fossil energy use…

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Beyond Dangerous Climate Change: 2 Degrees C is Out of Reach, Now Comes Extremely Dangerous Climate Change

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I do not make this stuff up. These are the scientists words, not mine. The title of this review comes directly from the article titled "Beyond Dangerous Climate Change: Emission Scenarios for a New World". It was published in January in the most prestigious academic journal in the U.K., Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society….

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Co Chair of Climate Impacts Panel at IPCC says 2007 Assessment Report was Significantly Conservative – Warns of Eminent Abrupt Changes

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Chris Field, Coordinating Chair of the Climate Impacts Working Group for the IPCC says: "We now have data showing that from 2000 to 2007, greenhouse gas emissions increased far more rapidly than we expected… In the fourth assessment, we looked at a very conservative range of climate outcomes, the fifth assessment should include futures with…

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