Here’s what’s happening on our planet.

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  • Trump admits greenhouse gases contribute to climate change 'to an extent'
    According to Yahoo News, during Tuesday night’s presidential debate, moderator Chris Wallace noted that Trump had recently suggested that science was unclear on whether climate change was real and pointed out that he has, at virtually every turn in his presidency, pursued policies that scientists say will make global warming worse.

  • Joe Biden Wants to Make Almost Every Policy a Climate Change Policy
    The Wall Street Journal reports that Joe Biden’s plans to make climate change a major focus across his administration if he wins the White House would have significant ramifications for both businesses and consumers.

  • Melting Antarctic ice will raise sea level by 2.5 metres - even if Paris climate goals are met, study finds
    The Guardian reports that the Antarctic ice sheet has existed in roughly its current form for about 34m years, but its future form will be decided in our lifetimes...

  • Climate change: China aims for 'carbon neutrality by 2060'
    The BBC News reports that China will aim to hit peak emissions before 2030 and for carbon neutrality by 2060, President Xi Jinping has announced.

  • The tipping points at the heart of the climate crisis
    The Guardian reports that many parts of the Earth’s climate system have been destabilised by warming, from ice sheets and ocean currents to the Amazon rainforest – and scientists believe that if one collapses others could follow

  • The pandemic didn't solve climate change. This week's disasters are proof
    According to CNN, ff you thought Covid-19 restrictions, like enforced lockdowns and social distancing, would put a lasting dent in our collective carbon footprint and save the world from warming, you were mistaken.

  • Environmentalists pan Facebook's new climate change hub
    According to CBS News, the new climate hub drew a cool response from scientists and environmental groups, who noted that the world's largest social media network could do more to halt the spread of misinformation on its platform.

  • The Arctic Is Shifting to a New Climate Because of Global Warming
    The New York Times reports that the effects of global warming in the Arctic are so severe that the region is shifting to a different climate, one characterized less by ice and snow and more by open water and rain, scientists said Monday.

  • The future has arrived. These explosive fires are our climate change wakeup call
    According to The Guardian, scientists have been warning of the growing threat of climate change, and now those projections are a reality

  • UN report: Covid crisis does little to slow climate change
    According to the BBC News, the United in Science report brings together experts from a large number of international organizations, including the UN and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), to give an updated snapshot of the state of the global climate.