Bob Ward summarises the reactions to President Biden’s actions and intentions on climate and the environment.
A recent think tank report that predicts significant disruption to jobs in the UK from the transition to net-zero emissions uses a potentially misleading method, argues Alex Bowen, whose own analysis shows that, with the right policies, the transition could benefit workers throughout the country.
The UK government has announced an all-male COP26 leadership team. A line-up that includes women would not only be more representative, but could also be more effective and trusted, argue the authors of this commentary.
Nicholas Stern explains why President Xi’s historic pledge to cut China’s emissions to net-zero by 2060, announced this week, could prove to be a key milestone on the path to a healthier, safer and more prosperous future.
Candice Howarth and Matt Lane consider how we can better align knowledge on climate change resilience with the needs of local decision-makers, including by improving the accessibility of the UK’s Climate Change Risk Assessments.
Given the wide range of impacts created by the increase in the frequency and intensity of hot weather, it is time for the UK Government to create a National Heat Risk Strategy, argues Bob Ward.
Shaikh Eskander and Sam Fankhauser share the results of their new study that shows the carbon savings made due to climate change laws and policies over the last two decades and call on policymakers to adopt identified good practice to enable deeper cuts in emissions.
The declaration today of an official Level 3 heat-health alert by the Met Office and Public Health England may have come too late for many of the people who are most vulnerable to the potentially lethal effects of hot weather, including patients suffering from COVID-19. An official review of the Government’s ‘Heatwave Plan for England’ has […]
Bob Ward asserts that the spread of misinformation about the causes of Australia’s current bushfires – which experts link explicitly to climate change – is a threat to lives and livelihoods. read more »
Climate change ‘sceptics’ in the UK were very vocal over the holiday period complaining that they do not receive enough attention from the media. They argued that freedom of expression … read more »