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Global Warming Will Increase Risks of Desertification

January 14, 2018

A new study shows that a global temperature increase of more than 1.5 degrees celsius will mean that dry air will increase significantly, which can intensify desertification and crop failures. We speak with Prof. Manoj Joshi, one of the study’s authors

US People’s Delegation Defies Trump at Bonn Climate Summit

November 13, 2017

Thanu Yakupitiyage of and Katia R. Aviles-Vazquez of It Takes Roots report from Bonn, Germany on the People’s Climate Summit, and how grassroots groups are confronting the U.S.’s withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement

Trump Pulls Out of the Paris Climate Accord

June 1, 2017

Daphne Wysham, director of the climate and energy program at the Center for Sustainable Economy, joins Sharmini Peries to talk about the ramifications of the US pulling out of the Paris accord

HFC Reduction Agreement Is Historic, But No Silver Bullet for Climate Change

October 18, 2016

It’s legally binding and delivers on goals set in Paris, but we need many more of these kinds of agreements in order to meet the 1.5 C target, says Climate Interaction’s Andrew Jones

Why is the Airline Industry Exempt from the Paris Climate Agreement?

October 12, 2016

The airline industry’s emissions are as large as Germany’s and threaten the globe from meeting targets set at COP21, says Vera Paradee of the Climate Law Institute