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Bob Ward, The Times (letter; subscription is required): "Sir, While new research suggests that the short-term rate of global warming may be less than previously thought, Lord Ridley’s rather complacent assertion that “climate change will be slow and harmless” is based on turning a blind eye to uncertainties in the science (Opinion, May 20)." Media articles
A second chance to save the climate
New Scientist: "Humanity has a second chance to stop dangerous climate change. Temperature data from the last decade offers an unexpected opportunity to stay below the agreed international target of 2 °C of global warming. A new analysis took temperature rise in the most recent decades, and worked out what this means for the coming ones." In the news
Latest policy paper: 'Handling non-monetised factors in project, programme and policy appraisal'
"Since the 1980s there has been an increasing emphasis in UK government policy, programme and project appraisal on the monetisation of factors for which there is no appropriate market value." Policy papers