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World Wakes Up to Climate Change, Takes Action in 2014

A powerful typhoon in the Philippines, a three-year drought in California, accelerating ice melt in Antarctica: These were signs of global warming in 2014.   According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fifth Assessment, released this year, the planet is well on its way to a 2-degree-Celsius rise in temperature above pre-industrial times. Experts agree that would trigger irreversible change, including rising seas and more frequent and intense storms and drought....

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