The weather, currently.
Takeaways for Chicago's weather:
1. Some September Sunshine
2. Warming Above Average
3. Next Chance Of Rain On Sunday
A beautiful stretch of September weather from Wednesday through Saturday with mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies. Wednesday will be about average with highs in the upper 70s but cooler lakeside with lower 70s there. Warming into the lower 80s Thursday and then middle 80s from Friday through the weekend. A few showers possible on Sunday but a mainly dry forecast between now and then.
What you need to know, currently.
Global warming could likely still trigger multiple climate ”tipping points,” even if countries meet the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement, according to a new study in Science published Thursday.
The study revealed that even if we meet the Paris Agreement’s goal of keeping global warming at 1.5°C is not enough to avoid the danger of climate change. According to the study, tipping points, if crossed, will lead to irreversible, self-perpetuating changes.
Tipping points include the die-off of low-latitude coral reefs, greenhouse gas emissions thawing permafrost, the melting of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet and the shutdown of the ocean current which includes the Gulf Stream, to name a few.
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