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Reconciling Paris Agreement goals for temperature, emissions

The agreement stipulates that warming be limited to between 1.5 degrees C (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) and 2 degrees C (3.6 degrees F). It also stipulates that countries achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions in the second half of this century. 

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Cutting greenhouse gas emissions would help spare cities worldwide from rising seas

Cutting emissions would reduce the threat of sea level rise to coastal cities worldwide, with especially significant benefits for New York and other U.S. East Coast cities.

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Reaching for GOLD

A nationwide group of pilot projects is using innovative approaches to make the geosciences more inclusive and diverse.

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Taking the temperature of streamflow forecasts

Adding temperature predictions into seasonal streamflow forecasts in the U.S. Southwest could increase the accuracy of those forecasts.

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