The Heat: Climate change (on

Posted 7 Mar 2019 in

Bob Ward speaks in a debate on American television channel CGTN (China Global Television Network). He spoke about scientific consensus on climate change and the implications for the defence community that climate change contributes to problems that themselves are driving conflict. read more »

UK experiences winter temperatures above 20C for first time (on

Posted 25 Feb 2019 in

In our statement for this article, Bob Ward said: “People may find it very pleasant to be in warmer temperatures but they must also remember that it’s the same trend that saw hundreds of people die last summer as a result of overheating. Over the last five years we also had two record wet winters during which there was severe flooding. This is a sign of the fundamental and profound way that Britain’s climate is changing.” read more »

Sustainable finance in troubling times: five actions to prevent market turbulence turning into a crisis

Posted 9 Jan 2019 in

Sustainable finance ended 2018 on a high. Never before has so much capital been committed to integrating environmental, social and governance factors. But financial markets also entered an unnerving cycle. If we are not careful, growing financial turbulence could divert attention away from the urgent need to scale up investment in climate action and sustainable development, writes Nick Robins. read more »