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'New era of climate change reality' as emissions hit symbolic threshold

CO2 in the atmosphere is expected to be above 400 parts per million on average over 2016 and will not dip below that mark for generations, UN says

The WMO predicts carbon dioxide concentrations will stay above the symbolic 400ppm for the whole of 2016 and reach new highs. Photograph: Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images

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Hottest ever June marks 14th month of record-breaking temperatures

Nasa image shows sea ice across the Arctic Ocean shrinking to below-average levels this summer. Photograph: Nasa/AFP/Getty Images

Published on The Guardian website on the 20th July 2016

 

US agencies Nasa and Noaa say last month was 0.9C hotter than the 20th century average and the hottest June since records began in 1880

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Earth Day checklist: five simple things you can do to make a difference

The plastic bag monster will haunt your dreams. Photograph: Andy Katz/Pacific/Barcroft

Published on The Guardian website on the 19th April 2016 Story by Madeleine Somerville

 

One of the questions I receive most frequently from readers is whether our individual actions truly

make a difference. If you choose to recycle, compost, carpool, reduce consumption […]