This article discusses who should pay for carbon removal technologies such as CCUS, DAC, and BECCS. Newly published research co-authored…
This podcast includes an interview with Swenja Surminski who discusses the latest IPCC report and highlights the importance of climate adaptation measures.
This article discusses the threats posed by climate change as outlined in the latest report by the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The article includes a quote from Swenja Surminski on the need for businesses and governments to plan with climate change in mind. ITV News, 28 February 2022
More than a year has now passed since China’s initial announcement on becoming carbon neutral by 2060. In this Guest Post for Carbon Brief, Chunping Xie asks, what expectations of progress does the world have of China – and has China lived up to them?
The authors of this post discuss their recent paper which assesses the quality of state-of-the-art regional climate information intended to support climate adaptation decision-making. This is set against a backdrop of extreme weather events in the northern-hemisphere during the summer of 2021. Carbon Brief, 21 September 2021
Alina Averchenkova talks to the Globalist show on Radio Monocle about a support initiative for the preservation of rainforests in developing countries announced at the Climate Action summit (22 minutes in). read more »
This article reflects on comments made by the government’s chief environment scientist on the UK’s net zero target. In the article Josh Burke refers to research by the Grantham Research Institute which shows how achieving net zero and maintaining economic growth are not mutually exclusive. read more »
In this article about media coverage of the bank holiday heatwave Bob Ward says “the Met Office seems to be afraid to talk about climate change”. For instance, it published State of the UK Climate 2018 last month, which listed key trends in rainfall and temperature but did not mention climate change.” read more »
Bob Ward discusses the Amazon rainforest wildfires in Brazil. read more »
In a letter to the Evening Standard Bob Ward calls for politicians to respond with more ambitious plans to cut greenhouse-gas emissions. This is in the light of a recent report in the paper showing that 85% of British adults are now concerned about global warming. read more »