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Can Global Warming Stay Below 1.5 Degrees? Views Differ Among Climate Scientists

The Paris Climate Agreement seeks to keep global warming well…

As Acidification Increases, Ocean Biodiversity May Decline

Dubbed “the evil twin of global warming,” ocean acidification…

As CO2 Levels Rise, Scientists Question Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios of Climate Change

Scientists know that the planet is warming, that humans are causing…

Rewinding the Doomsday Clock

On Thursday, the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists inched their iconic…

Help Support FLI This Giving Tuesday

We’ve accomplished a lot. FLI has only been around for a few…

Harvesting Water Out of Thin Air: A Solution to Water Shortage Crisis?

The following post was written by Jung Hyun Claire Park. One…

15,000 Scientists Sign “Second Notice” Warning About Climate Change

In 1992, the Union of Concerned Scientists and the majority of…

Podcast: Climate Change with Brian Toon and Kevin Trenberth

Too often, the media focus their attention on climate-change…

Why 2016 Was Actually a Year of Hope

Just about everyone found something to dislike about 2016, from…

Podcast: FLI 2016 - A Year In Review

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Artificial Photosynthesis: Can We Harness the Energy of the Sun as Well as Plants?

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Developing Countries Can’t Afford Climate Change

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Developing countries currently cannot sustain themselves, let…

Op-ed: Being Alarmed Is Not the Same as Being an Alarmist

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When the evidence clearly suggests that we're heading toward…

Podcast: Could an Earthquake Destroy Humanity?

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Earthquakes as Existential Risks Earthquakes are not typically…

Op-ed: Climate Change Is the Most Urgent Existential Risk

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Climate change and biodiversity loss may pose the most immediate…

Congress Subpoenas Climate Scientists in Effort to Hamper ExxonMobil Fraud Investigation

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ExxonMobil executives may have intentionally misled the public…

Existential Risks Are More Likely to Kill You Than Terrorism

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People tend to worry about the wrong things. According to a…