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News from Coventry Climate Action Network

Hello reader,

Below, you'll find news and articles added to the Coventry Climate Action Network website CovCAN.uk during the past week plus some forthcoming events related to climate change.

Please send me any news or information you would like to add to the site.

Philip Brown

Forthcoming Events

Click here to see the list of forthcoming climate-change related events.

Implications of 1.5°C warming for Coventry

Tom Maidment of E.Mission has produced the following analysis of the implications for Coventry of the IPCC report on 1.5°C of warming. The recent IPCC special report into 1.5°C of warming showed that a reduction in global greenhouse gas emissions of 40-60% is required by 2030 and net global emissions need to be zero by 2040 to stabilise warming at …
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IPCC special report on global warming of 1.5 °C

The IPCC special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5 °C was published in 2018. Download the IPCC_Special_Report (19Mb PDF) or read online here.
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WMO report on Global Climate 2015-2019

On 23 September 2019, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) published a report on The Global Climate in 2015-2019 to inform the United Nations Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit due to be held on the same day in New York. The report says that the global average temperature has increased by 1.1°C since the pre-industrial period, and by 0.2°C compared to 2011-2015. …
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UN Youth Climate Summit 2019 - Morning Session

Held in New York 21 September 2019. https://youtu.be/3gbpj9kdz88?t=3173
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Mitigation vs Adaptation

Responding to climate change involves using both the following approaches: mitigation: reducing and stabilizing the levels of heat-trapping greenhouse gases in the atmosphere adaptation: adapting to the climate change already happening or foreseen to happen Mitigation The IPCC and NASA explain that reducing future climate change involves reducing the flow of heat-trapping greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, either by reducing …
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