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New coal plants would tip Earth to dangerous warming – report

Dec 02, 2015 - 1:00 PM

Greenhouse gas from 2 440 potential coal plants will breach the UN target of restricting Earth s temperature rise analysts say

DARKER DAYS AHEAD? A file photo dated March 2, 2012 shows steam and fumes emerging from the brown coal-fired power plant Niederaussem operated by RWE near Bergheim, Germany. Oliver Berg/EPA

World headed for too-high 2.7ºC warming – experts

Oct 02, 2015 - 9:22 AM

The goal of limiting overall planet warming to 2 0ºC 3 6ºF from pre industrial levels is still out of reach the Climate Action Tracker CAT analysis finds

EMISSIONS. A picture dated 16 January 2013 shows smoke billowing out from a plant in Tokyo bay, Japan. Franck Robichon/EPA

World on track for warming 'far above' 2ºC target – analysts

Sep 02, 2015 - 5:21 PM

UPDATED Climate Action Tracker: The climate targets so far submitted to the UN by governments collectively lead to global emissions far above the levels needed to hold warming to below 2ºC

The carbon crunch: A factfile

Sep 20, 2014 - 12:21 PM

In 2010 global emissions stood at about 50 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent GtCO2e