Guest post: 10 climate-related events that cost the US $10bn in health impacts

Dr Vijay Limaye is a climate change and health science fellow at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and Prof Wendy Max is a...

Highlights: The net-zero climate change conference in Oxford

This week, the city of Oxford played host to an international conference on “achieving net-zero”. The event follows hot on the heels of the...

Analysis: The UK politicians who talk the most about climate change

The phrase “climate change” has been mentioned over 19,000 times in British parliamentary debates, with Labour politicians using the term more than representatives from...

Guest post: How the Greenland ice sheet fared in 2019

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

Guest post: Why China’s CO2 emissions grew 4% during first half of 2019

Lauri Myllyvirta is an analyst covering air quality and energy trends in China. China’s CO2 emissions from fossil fuels and cement production grew by an...

Guest post: How heatwave images in the media can better represent climate risks

Dr Saffron O’Neill is an associate professor in geography at the University of Exeter. Between 2012 and 2017 she held an Economic and Social...

Media reaction: Amazon fires and climate change

In recent weeks, tens of thousands of fires have been recorded across the Amazon rainforest, with dramatic images and statistics reported daily across the...

Solar power could replace all US hydro dams using ‘just 13% of the space’

Banks of solar panels would be able to replace every electricity-producing dam in the US using just 13% of the space, according to a...

Explainer: The high-emissions ‘RCP8.5’ global warming scenario

A sizeable portion of recent studies on future climate impacts have focused on a warming scenario called “RCP8.5”. This high-emissions scenario is frequently referred...

Guest post: How extreme weather conditions could last longer due to climate change

Peter Pfleiderer is a researcher at the Humboldt University, Berlin. Dr Kai Kornhuber is postdoctoral researcher at the Earth Institute, Columbia University, New York....

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