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Oil industry has known about climate risk since 1954 – study
Oil industry has known about climate risk since 1954 – study

Atmospheric CO2 levels now stand at 422 parts per million, a third higher than the first reading in 1958

Increase in sea ice area recorded in the Arctic
Increase in sea ice area recorded in the Arctic

The level of increase in the amount of sea ice is insignificant and significantly less than in 1990-2000

Climate change could kill 14.5 million people by 2050 – study
Climate change could kill 14.5 million people by 2050 – study

Additional costs of the health care system will reach $1.1 trillion

Renewable energy capacity worldwide increased by 50% in 2023
Renewable energy capacity worldwide increased by 50% in 2023

By 2028, RES is expected to generate 42% of the world's energy

World will exceed warming by 1.5°C in 2024 – climatologist
World will exceed warming by 1.5°C in 2024 – climatologist

The rate of global warming is accelerating due to the increasing energy imbalance of the planet

Climate disasters killed 12,000 people in 2023
Climate disasters killed 12,000 people in 2023

278% more people died from forest fires than in 2022, and 340% more from storms

Green transition should take into account not only energy and climate goals – IEA
Green transition should take into account not only energy and climate goals – IEA

Climate debates can focus on fear of the effects of global warming or loss of welfare

EU named the most important climate measures for 2023
EU named the most important climate measures for 2023

93% of Europeans consider global warming a serious problem

The ELP named the main results and consequences of COP28
The ELP named the main results and consequences of COP28

At COP28, about $83 billion was mobilized for various climate goals

Ukrainian scientists have found an explanation for the rapid melting of glaciers in Antarctica
Ukrainian scientists have found an explanation for the rapid melting of glaciers in Antarctica

The hot core forms a thick layer of warm air and forms snowfall

COP28 was extended due to disputes over the final agreement
COP28 was extended due to disputes over the final agreement

The draft agreement will not help limit global warming to 1.5°C

The participants of COP28 could not agree on the abandonment of fossil fuels
The participants of COP28 could not agree on the abandonment of fossil fuels

A coalition of more than 100 countries supported the abandonment of fossil fuels