Catching up on this week’s climate change news!

It’s getting hot in here

The EU’s Copernicus Climate Change Service has revealed that 2021 was the fifth hottest year on record. EU scientists said in a report earlier this week that the last seven years recorded the highest temperatures since 1850, when records began. The report revealed that the average global temperature in 2021 was 1.1-1.2C above 1850-1900 levels. … Read more

COP26 could possibly save the planet

COP26 is just three weeks away and pressure is mounting on world leaders to turn the tide on climate change and to commit to drastically reducing carbon emissions. The goal of keeping global warming below the 1.5 degrees mark is still at the forefront of global negotiations. Under the 2015 Paris agreement, 197 parties agreed … Read more