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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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On the evening of Tuesday, 8 December, 1981, the UK’s only commercial TV channel, ITV, broadcast an hour-long documentary called “Warming Warning”. It was among...

Global carbon tax in isolation could ‘exacerbate food insecurity by 2050’

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Explainer: How data adjustments affect global temperature records

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Guest post: A Met Office review of the UK’s weather in 2018

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Analysis: Which countries have sent the most delegates to COP23?

For the next two weeks, thousands of negotiators, policymakers, researchers, journalists and campaigners are gathering in Bonn for the 23rd Conference of the Parties...

Guest post: Polls reveal surge in concern in UK about climate change

Leo Barasi is the author of The Climate Majority: Apathy and Action in an Age of Nationalism and blogs at Noise of the crowd. Climate change...

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This is a guest post by Dr Jo House, co-chair of the Global Environmental Change Theme at University of Bristol’s Cabot Institute and Dr...

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Explainer: Six ideas to limit global warming with solar geoengineering

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