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Marco Magrini reports for Geographical on daily events at the COP21 UN climate change conference in Paris
Behind COP21’s dramatic headlines and promises of an end to ‘business-as-usual’, there are substantial changes being asked of global industries in order to strike a deal. Mark Rowe examines the sectors most under pressure to change their practices

Middle East meltdown

Models suggest the Middle East could be inhospitable by 2100
Marco Magrini reports for Geographical on daily events at the COP21 UN climate change conference in Paris
Marco Magrini reports for Geographical on daily events at the COP21 UN climate change conference in Paris
UN aspirations to leave COP21 in Paris with a binding agreement on decarbonising the world economy have been disrupted by Nicaragua, which is protesting against the process
Marco Magrini reports for Geographical on daily events at the COP21 UN climate change conference in Paris
World leaders are preparing for COP21 in Paris, two weeks which many hope will conclude with a binding deal on emissions, in order to fight climate change. Geographical presents expert views on four key factors that will be at play

The heat goes on

Claims of a ‘hiatus’ in global temperature rises are found to be nothing but hot air

Canada and the climate

Canada has voted in a new Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, showing what some call a ‘desire for change’. Geographical takes a look at the new Canadian leader’s climate and environmental plans
In the film The Day After Tomorrow, one of the world’s vital ocean currents suddenly collapses, sending the northern hemisphere into a new ice age. New climate models show the repercussions that may occur following such an event

Call to action

Hot on the heels of the Pope’s climate change encyclical, a group of Islamic scholars has released its own call for adoption of ambitious goals at the Paris COP21 summit in December
Since it was announced in August, President Obama’s Clean Power Plan has proved divisive

Sparking interest

Lake Maracaibo in northeast Venezuela experiences the most lightning in the world. Almost every night, the clouds crackle with 100,000 to 400,000 volts of energy, lighting up the sky for miles

China’s emissions turn

China has long been cast as one of the world’s biggest climate villains. But new evidence suggests this reputation may soon be a thing of the past
The full scale of the state’s ongoing drought crisis is being described as ‘completely without precedent’
Glaciated regions are all responding separately to climate change, however, glaciologists confirm that melts are happening on a global scale and at a faster rate than ever before
Underground water movement in caves reveals climate action above

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