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Bogus ‘lukewarmer’ attack on ‘Blue Planet II’

a commentary by Bob Ward  15 December, 2017

Response to Matt Ridley’s column in ‘The Times’ in which he attacked David Attenborough’s ‘Blue Planet II’ programme on the BBC for highlighting scientific evidence about climate change. read more »


Low water levels in Malawi

Hydropower in Africa: Plans for new dams could increase the risk of disruption to electricity supply

a commentary by Declan Conway  13 December, 2017

New research published in Nature Energy this month finds that plans for new dams could put electricity generation and supply at risk and highlights the importance of considering rainfall patterns when planning the location of new hydropower dams in Africa read more »


Plans for new hydropower dams in eastern and southern Africa could increase the risk of disruption to electricity supply

Press release  8 December, 2017

Hydropower dams planned for eastern and southern Africa could put electricity supply at risk for vast regions because they rely on the same rainfall patterns for electricity generation, warns new research led by Professor Declan Conway from the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment. read more »


BBC programme fooled again by climate change deniers

a commentary by Bob Ward  11 November, 2017

The ‘Today’ programme on BBC Radio 4 has again demonstrated that its editor and producers are too easily fooled by the inaccurate and misleading claims of climate change deniers says Bob Ward. read more »


COP23: the price tag for climate change

COP23: the price tag for climate change

in the news Nicholas Stern  8 November, 2017

DW.com, 6 November 2017


Bonn climate talks must go further than Paris pledges to succeed

 6 November, 2017

Nicholas Stern stresses the importance of resilient and sustainable development. read more »


Analysis of Met Office figures reveal second warmest year on record for the UK

Press release  3 November, 2017

Commenting today (3 November 2017) on the publication this week by the Met Office of preliminary figures for the UK’s weather in October, Bob Ward, policy and communications director at … read more »


Response to UN Emissions Gap report

Press release  31 October, 2017

Responding to the publication of the UN Emissions Gap report today (31 October 2017) Bob Ward, policy and communications director at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the … read more »


Climate change ‘sceptics’ know they have lost the argument, but they are still churning out propaganda

a commentary by Bob Ward  13 October, 2017

In this commentary Bob Ward says prominent climate sceptics in the UK, including Matt Ridley and Graham Stringer MP, are continuing to misrepresent the facts. This is despite Matt Ridley admitting in The Times that he and Lord Lawson “have so far largely lost the argument on climate change”. read more »


Global carbon emissions stood still in 2016, offering climate hope

Global carbon emissions stood still in 2016, offering climate hope

in the news Nicholas Stern  28 September, 2017

The Guardian, 28 September 2017


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