The U.N. climate panel has released its most comprehensive assessment of climate change yet. read more Here are some of the report’s main conclusions: HUMANS ARE TO BLAME – FULL STOP The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) used its strongest terms yet to assert that humans are causing climate change, with the first line of its report summary reading: “It is unequivocal that human influence has warmed the atmosphere, ocean and land.” The stark language marked a shift from previous IPCC reports, which had said it was “extremely likely” that industrial activity was to blame. “There is no uncertainty language in this sentence, because there is no uncertainty that global warming is caused by human activity and the burning of fossil fuels,” said IPCC co-author Friederike Otto, a climatologist at University of Oxford. TEMPERATURES WILL KEEP RISING The report describes possible futures depending on […]