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  • Global emissions will hit another record high this year despite a slowdown in coal use
    CNN reports that Carbon dioxide emissions are expected to reach another record high this year, a new report found Wednesday, with scientists warning the world is losing time to make the drastic reductions needed to avert a climate catastrophe.

  • You just lived through the warmest decade on record -- and it's only going to get hotter
    According to USA Today, the year 2019 concludes a decade of exceptional global heat, retreating ice and record sea levels driven by greenhouse gases from human activities, according to the World Meteorological Organization.

  • U.N. chief warns of 'point of no return' on climate change
    NBC News and AP report that U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres urged countries Monday not to give up in the fight against climate change, as representatives from nearly 200 countries gathered in Madrid for a two-week meeting on tackling global warming.

  • Students stage global strikes to pressure U.N. climate summit
    Reuters reports that thousands of people in Asia and Europe joined rallies demanding more action on climate change on Friday, aiming to force political leaders to come up with urgent solutions at a United Nations conference next week.

  • In bleak report, U.N. says drastic action is only way to avoid worst effects of climate change
    The Washington Post reports that the world has squandered so much time mustering the action necessary to combat climate change that rapid, unprecedented cuts in greenhouse gas emissions offer the only hope of averting an ever-intensifying cascade of consequences, according to new findings from the United Nations.

  • Activists Disrupt Harvard-Yale Rivalry Game To Protest Climate Change
    NPR reports that the annual Harvard-Yale football game was delayed for almost an hour on Saturday as climate change activists rushed the field at the end of halftime.

  • Quiz: How much do you know about climate change?
    The Washington Post offers readers a quiz on some of the basics of climate change.

  • Feds aren't doing enough to protect endangered species from climate change, study finds
    USA Today reports that nearly every animal on the endangered species list is threatened by human-caused climate change, yet federal agencies aren't doing enough to protect those species from the threats, a new study finds.

  • SUV shaming: I care about climate change, so why am I driving an SUV?
    "According to a summary analysis of a report by the International Energy Agency that was released on November 13, SUVs are the second-biggest cause of the rise in global carbon dioxide emissions during the past decade," writes Dawn Stover in her column in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.

  • FEMA nominee says he does not know the causes of climate change
    CNN reports that the Trump administration's nominee to lead the Federal Emergency Management Agency repeatedly said Thursday he doesn't know the reasons behind climate change, despite his agency often being in the position of responding to the crisis' impacts.