Guest post: Why the 1.5C warming limit is not yet a geophysical impossibility

Dr Richard Millar is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Oxford Martin Net Zero Carbon Investment Initiative at the University of Oxford. The Paris Agreement...

Guest post: What will be in the next IPCC climate change assessment

Dr Valérie Masson-Delmotte is a senior researcher at the Laboratoire des Science du Climat et de l’environnement in France and co-chair of Working Group...

Limiting global warming to 1.5C could save two-thirds of Asia’s glacier ice

Keeping global temperature rise to no more than 1.5C above pre-industrial levels could ensure that two-thirds of the ice stored in Asia’s high-mountain glaciers...

Media reaction: Hurricane Irma and climate change

Two weeks after Hurricane Harvey brought “unprecedented” flooding to Houston, Hurricane Irma has ploughed through the Caribbean and into the southeast US. Irma spent three...

Coffee faces dual threat of farmland loss and bee decline in a warmer climate

Trouble could be brewing for the Latin American coffee industry, new research warns, as it faces losses in suitable farmland and declines in important...

Analysis: UK auction reveals offshore wind cheaper than new gas

The UK government today awarded contracts worth £176m to 11 low-carbon electricity schemes, with offshore wind the big winner. These projects will generate nearly...

Guest Post: Deploying the science of extreme weather attribution in the courts

Sophie Marjanac and Lindene Patton are lawyers at ClientEarth in the UK and Earth & Water Law in the US, respectively. For decades, proving the...

Climate change could drive a third of parasites to extinction by 2070

As many as one in three parasites could become extinct as a result of climate change by 2070, new research suggests. This may sound like...

Energy efficiency policies ‘could save UK homes £270’, report finds

UK homeowners could cut their yearly bills by hundreds of pounds by making their properties more energy efficient, a new report says. “Cost-effective” investments up...

Guest post: How the Greenland ice sheet fared in 2017

Dr Ruth Mottram, Dr Peter Langen and Dr Martin Stendel are climate scientists at the Danish Meteorological Institute (DMI) in Copenhagen, which is part...

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