A landmark report released Sunday said "rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society" are required to ward off global warming. These transitions must start now and be well underway in the next 20 years.       

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  • Civil rights heroes honored on eve of MLK Day at Apollo Theater
    As the city geared up to observe Martin Luther King Day, the Apollo Theater got the festivities started early on Sunday by celebrating two men who helped give the civil-rights icon his start. The NAACP held an event titled “Unsung Champions of Civil Rights from MLK to Today” at which it honored E.D. More
  • Doctor prolonged my dying husband’s life against his will: suit
    A Westchester County doctor ignored an ailing Alzheimer’s patient’s last wishes by callously prolonging his painful final days, a new lawsuit charges. “There are times when Gerry was crying. He was not a man who cried, but he was suffering,” Elaine Greenberg told The Post of her retired periodontist husband, Dr. More
  • Newark passengers spend hours frozen on sub-zero tarmac
    These folks definitely do NOT want to build a snowman. Frozen passengers on a United Airlines flight from Newark to Hong Kong spent 14 hours trapped in a frigid cabin as their plane sat in sub-zero temperatures on a Canadian tarmac — only to be returned to New Jersey just in time for more bone-chilling... More
  • James O’ Neill ‘dismissed the only two female leaders’ in NYPD: ex-chiefs
    The NYPD’s top cop says his department is ready to be led by a woman, but two former female chiefs say you’d never know it by the way he treated them just last year. “We didn’t get a walkout — We got thrown out,” former NYPD Chief of Personnel Diana Pizzuti told The Post, referring... More
  • Defense wants accuser in NYPD rape case charged with perjury
    The young woman who claims two NYPD detectives raped and sexually assaulted her in a police van should be prosecuted for repeatedly lying under oath about the alleged attack, a lawyer for one of the men said Sunday. In a letter to a state court official, defense lawyer Mark Bederow asked that a special prosecutor... More
  • ‘Act now, idiots’: There’s just 12 years left to stop climate change, UN report warns
    The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report shows unprecedented changes were needed across society to limit global warming to 1.5C above ... embrace the renewable energy revolution and ...
    10/7/2018 - 7:46 pm | View Link
  • U.N. report on global warming carries life-or-death warning
    Adding another 0.9 degrees on top of that — the looser global goal — essentially means a different and more challenging Earth for people and species ... it saw little chance of the needed adjustments ...
    10/7/2018 - 4:07 pm | View Link
  • UN report: 'Unprecedented changes' needed to protect Earth from global warming
    A landmark report released Sunday from the world's top climate change group said "rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society" are required to ward off the worst impacts of ...
    10/7/2018 - 3:43 pm | View Link
  • Final Report Summary
    In this way unprecedented knowledge about the key processes involved in the deep seated origin of solar activity were gained. By a paradigm change in global helioseismology ... to protect technologica...
    02/25/2018 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Leaked Draft of Landmark Climate Change Report Pours Cold Water on 1.5°C Goal
    The draft also states that meeting the climate goal would require an “unprecedented ... global temperatures would help reduce some of the worst impacts of climate change, including sea level rise and ...
    01/13/2018 - 3:48 am | View Link
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  • Technology and Science News
    Get the latest science news and technology news, read tech reviews and more at ABC News.
    01/18/2019 - 9:20 am | View Website
  • Killings of land and environmental ...
    Report / June 20, 2016. On Dangerous Ground. 2015 was the worst year on record for killings of land and environmental defenders – people struggling to protect their land, forests and rivers
    01/18/2019 - 7:33 am | View Website
  • Loss of Biodiversity and Extinctions — Global Issues
    Sylvia Earle, Here’s how to protect the blue heart of the planet, TED Talks, February 2009 Increasing rapid ocean acidification, caused by the oceans absorbing more carbon dioxide than usual (because it is emitted by humans more than it should) also affects marine ecosystems, as explained on this site’s climate change and biodiversity page.
    01/18/2019 - 4:41 am | View Website
  • SOFI 2018
    Food Security & Nutrition around the World Hunger is on the rise. For the third year in a row, there has been a rise in world hunger. The absolute number of undernourished people, i.e. those facing chronic food deprivation, has increased to nearly 821 million in 2017, from around 804 million in 2016.
    01/17/2019 - 2:55 am | View Website
  • UN News | Global perspective, human stories
    UN News produces daily news content in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Kiswahili, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish, and weekly programmes in Hindi, Urdu and Bangla. Our multimedia service, through this new integrated single platform, updates throughout the day, in text, audio and video – also making use of quality images and other media from across the UN system.
    01/16/2019 - 6:41 pm | View Website
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