2019 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming News Roundup #51

A chronological listing of news articles linked to on the Skeptical Science Facebook Page during the past week, i.e., Sun, Dec 15 through Sat, Dec 21, 2019

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2019 in Review: The Year the World Began to Wake up to the Climate Emergency



“Climate emergency” is the 2019 word of the year, according to the Oxford English dictionary —  and rightfully so.

Over the last year, rising emissions and record-breaking events — from hurricanes in the Atlantic to wildfires in Australia — have been met with rising outrage from millions of young people and activists.

But how did leaders respond to the growing weight of evidence and demands for change? And are we on track to keep the world from reaching dangerous climate tipping points?

I spoke with the UN Foundation’s Vice President for Climate, Energy and Environment, Pete Ogden to unpack the game-changing moments for global climate action in 2019, as well as what we can expect in 2020.

2019 in Review: The Year the World Began to Wake up to the Climate Emergency by Pete Ogden & Chandler Green, United Nations Foundation, Dec 19, 2019

Click here to access the entire article as posted on the United Nations Foundation website.

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