The Entire IPCC Report in 19 Illustrated Haiku

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Reports released by the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) can be daunting, even for science and policy insiders. Housebound with a rotten cold one recent weekend, Greg Johnson found himself paring his key takeaways from the IPCC report into haiku.


Bill McKibben: The IPCC still underestimates the situation

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Bill McKibben, Co-founder of and – dare I say it – one of the most famous climate activist, has given his opinion about the latest IPCC assessment report on climate change. Another problem is that the IPCC’s reports are based on science that is already several years old.

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Coral Reefs & Climate Change: What the New IPCC Report Says

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Mark Spalding : This report is not the first time the IPCC has singled out coral reefs for attention, and countless other scientists have voiced similar views over the years. Coral Reefs coral IPCC Mark Spalding


IPCC: Global warming impact will be severe and irreversible

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That is the conclusion of the newly released IPCC report , which scientists and officials say is the most comprehensive study to date on the impacts of climate change. Humans will be increasingly affected as the century goes on, the IPCC report claims.


IPCC: Climate efforts not sufficient, huge increase in green energy required to avert climate disaster

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IPCC, the UN’s expert panel on climate change, released part three of their new global warming study yesterday. Clean energy sources will need to triple and completely dominate world energy by 2050, the IPCC report concludes. 3%, the IPCC report concludes.


Nature’s Climate Solutions

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Climate change is one of the most pressing challenges facing our planet today.

"The IPCC treatment of the total economic impact of climate change"

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  Although the estimates may not change that much, the degree to which the IPCC is "certain" has increased over time (and justifies some additional rhetoric). Everyone would agree I am sure that the IPCC should be objective and base their summaries on the scientific facts.  The real issue is what the IPCC and governments should do in light of these "not surprising" results? 

IPCC: ‘Severe, widespread, and irreversible impacts’

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The numbering below is by me, but the text is taken directly from the IPCC document.

Forests: A Rising Global Climate Superpower?

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The last IPCC report (2007) concluded that nearly 20% of greenhouse gas emissions come from tropical forest destruction alone. Natural processes account for the vast majority of gross flows of greenhouse gases, a whopping 96% according to the IPCC (Denman et.

Reporte Completo del IPCC en 19 Haikus Ilustrados

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Nota del editor: El año pasado, Sightline publicó una serie de acuarelas y haikus realizados por el oceanógrafo del noroeste Greg Johnson, donde que representan los resultados del quinto reporte de evaluación de la IPCC.

The Past and Future of the IPCC


As the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) finalizes its latest climate-assessment report, a News Feature in Nature explains that since the panel’s last report in 2007, researchers have greatly improved their understanding of the factors that contribute to rising sea levels.

Quick IPCC Summary: Human-caused warming is “unequivocal”

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Headline messages in the IPCC report: Warming of the climate system is unequivocal, and since the 1950s, many of the observed changes are unprecedented over decades to millennia. Global Warming climate change climate science IPCC The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has released its Fifth Assessment Report on the Physical Science Basis for Climate Change. It summarizes what scientists now know about the causes and extent of climate change.

IPCC 5 in Haiku.


Amazing what the bout of the flu can do. International climate scientist Gregory Johnson, who co-authored the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change''s 5th report, which came out in September, has simplified the 2000 page preview report into 19 illustrated haiku. I feel I understand it better now! v=I0McGUF9hc0

Climate policy after Paris?

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's Intergovernmental Panel of Climate Change (IPCC). So this happened a week ago today: Climate policy expert Billy Pizer will give a public lecture Thursday, November 3, at 5 p.m. in Room 114 Belk Library and Information Commons at Appalachian State University.

Leonardo Dicaprio Demands Action on Climate Change


?Leonardo Dicaprio urges people to sign a new petition encouraging leaders to take action on climate change in the wake of the IPCC report. Read More The post Leonardo Dicaprio Demands Action on Climate Change appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes Environment News Top News leonardo dicaprio


The IPCC Report and What Needs to be Done


After 25 years of IPCC reports, the inconvenient truth is confirmed: climate change is real; it’s happening at an alarming rate, and human-activities, mainly the burning of fossil fuels, are causing it.

Reaction to the IPCC Report on Climate Change


Some reactions from some big NGOS to the recent IPCC report. Asad Rehman, Head of International Climate, Friends of the Earth EWNI says the report is the equivalent of a planetary alarm bell ringing its final chimes.

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UN Blames People for Global Warming, Warns of Dire Consequences

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The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, also known as IPCC, says it is 95 percent certain that mankind caused more than half the warming observed over the past 60 years. The IPCC is located here. Cities Climate Change flooding IPCC UN weather

'It Is Not Hopeless,' says World's Chief Climate Scientist

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climate change green living IPCC As Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change opens meeting to finalize latest report to the world, head of agency says meeting challenge of global warming will not be easy, but that it can be done "It is not hopeless."

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Change (IPCC). Even in writing that is as polite as the IPCC it doesn't look good.

Human Role in Climate Change Now Virtually Certain -Leaked IPCC Report


The fifth assessment report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was prematurely published on a blog called Stop Green Suicide by blogger Alec Rawls , who obtained the document as a reviewer.

How Climate Change Threatens Alexandria, Casablanca, and Tunis

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Climate Climate Change IPCC natural disastersIn the coming decades, natural disasters could costs Alexandria, Casablanca, and Tunis $1 billion each.

Making Climate Change Relevant to You: Climate Wizard Maps the Future

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The Climate Wizard tool was originally launched in 2009, using future climate models developed for the data from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fourth Assessment report released in 2007. Climate Change climate change impacts Climate Wizard Evan Girvetz IPCC World Bank

Safer Moose Crossings, IPCC Haiku, the Importance of Extinct Giant Birds & More

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No one has time to read the entire 2,000 page IPCC report — or even its 27-page summary. A young bull moose, Alces alces, stops on a dirt road and licks minerals in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Image credit: Dave Spier /Flickr through a Creative Commons license.

IPCC On Global Warming: It’s Happening, And It’s Our Fault

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Last Friday, a report released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) resolved the debate forever: the Earth is warming, and humans are the cause. Will we stop arguing and turn our collective energy towards mitigation and adaptation, as the IPCC urges? Sea levels will riseit is a question of when and how much, and not if, says Michel Jarraud (Secretary-General of the World Meteorological Organization).

U.N. Panel Issues Its Starkest Warning Yet on Global Warming

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climate change green living IPCC COPENHAGEN — The gathering risks of climate change are so profound that they could stall or even reverse generations of progress against poverty and hunger if greenhouse emissions continue at a runaway pace, according to a major new United Nations report.

Obama says he will attend Copenhagen climate talks, also announces emissions reduction target

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According to the IPCC report in 2007 industrialised countries such as the USA needs to cut their emissions by 25-40% by 2020. Maybe he liked the city? Either way, President Barack Obama announced today that he will attend the climate negotiations in Copenhagen this December.

Al Gore goes vegan for environmental reasons

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Gore, whom in 2007 was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize alongside the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) for their efforts to inform the public about the dangers of climate change, have received a lot of criticism over the years for living in a big mansion and consuming meat. Rajendra Pachauri , chairperson of the IPCC, have stressed the importance of cutting back on meat.

Karl Marx and the Metabolic Rift Theory

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The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has concluded that the observed 0.6 °C Karl Marx came up with the term “metabolic rift” to explain the crack or rift that capitalism has created between social and natural systems, humans and nature.

Experts: Economic models "grossly underestimate" costs of global warming

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This model by Nordhaus has served as a basis for other major climate studies – such as the recent IPCC report. It is extremely important to understand the severe limitations of standard economic models, such as those cited in the IPCC report, which have made assumptions that simply do not reflect current knowledge about climate change and its [.] New research shows that our existing economic models “grossly underestimate” the costs of climate change.


"Why Dropping the Paris Agreement May not Matter Anyways."

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Dispatch from inside Masdar

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A 2014 report released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) states that in order to limit the destructive effects of Climate Change, the world temperature rise will need to be limited to 2 degrees Celsius.

Scotland Yard has been accused of hacking campaigners' email accounts

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If the alleged whistleblower's allegations are true, the IPCC said, then the hacking would be unlawful if personal communications were intercepted for any other reason other than to combat major crime, terrorism or some other serious public need.


Richard Branson Offers Solutions on Climate Change


Richard Branson responded to the latest IPCC report on climate change by saying, ''Sometimes the riskiest decision you can make is to do nothing.'' Read More The post Richard Branson Offers Solutions on Climate Change appeared first on Ecorazzi.

UN Climate Panel Chief Rajendra Pachauri resigns over sex scandal

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Rajendra Pachauri, director of think-tank The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), has resigned as chief of the United Nations (UN) panel of climate scientists today after allegations of sexual harassment, which he has denied.

In other words, all you climate change deniers should STFU

Environmental Economics

Some studies and the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report suggest that the recent 15-year period (1998–2012) provides evidence that models are overestimating current temperature evolution. A new article in Nature: Climate Change says that the recent 15 year non-warming period is fully explained by climate models that account for El Nino and La Nina.


Jim Skippen, former WiLAN CEO, Remarks on IP Protection in Green Tech Sector

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Sponsored Posts clean tech climate change green tech intellectual property IPCCJim Skippen advises us on the state of intellectual property rights as related to climate change technologies. The post Jim Skippen, former WiLAN CEO, Remarks on IP Protection in Green Tech Sector appeared first on Green Living Ideas.

What's wrong with climate change economics?

Environmental Economics

According to the USEPA , the 2007 IPCC says: The average surface temperature of the Earth is likely to increase by 2 to 11.5°F Er, nothing? Joe Romm : Last week economist William Nordhaus slammed global warming deniers and explained that the cost of delaying action is $4 Trillion. As I wrote, Nordhaus’s blunt piece — “ Why the Global Warming Skeptics Are Wrong ” – is worth reading because, like most mainstream climate economists, he is no climate hawk.

A Fully Loaded, Double-Barreled Forest Climate Solution

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The most recent International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report states that “leveraging the mitigation potential in the [forest and agriculture] sector is extremely important in meeting emission reduction targets (robust evidence; high agreement).”


Focusing on What Energy Costs Today


The findings of the IPCC's recent special report on renewable energy underscore this A disruptive shift in the world energy economy has rendered the commonly accepted axiom that renewable energy is expensive and fossil fuels are cheap oversimplified and outdated.