In 2015, the annual mean global atmospheric carbon dioxide level surpassed 400 parts per million for the first time in 3 million years. This November, global leaders meet for COP26 in Glasgow to discuss climate pledges to mitigate these rising carbon dioxide levels and keep 1.5 degrees warming in sight.
Our Climate Science Hub brings together journal articles, book chapters, and blog posts from academic experts. All the content is free to read and organized into three parts for easy navigation: Research on Climate Change; Research on Climate Change Impacts and Environmental Degradation; and Research on Climate Change Solutions.
In this episode of BioScience Talks, Climate Emergency coauthor Jillian Gregg, who is with the Sustainability Double Degree program and the Department of Crop and Soil Science at Oregon State University, joins us to discuss the latest climate update and the urgent actions needed ensure the long-term sustainability of human civilization.
Read this highly cited piece of research from Bioscience, which looks at recent changes in planetary vital signs.
Research on Climate Change Impacts and Environmental Degradation