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Royal Society and climate change

Royal Society and climate change

a commentary by Bob Ward  1 June, 2010

The Times, 1 June 2010 Online article no longer available


A changed Africa still needs our help to grow

A changed Africa still needs our help to grow

a commentary by Nicholas Stern  31 May, 2010

Five years ago, the Commission for Africa argued that supporting the continent’s quest for growth and development was not only a moral imperative but also enlightened self-interest. The Financial Times … read more »


How climate scientists can repair their reputation

How climate scientists can repair their reputation

a commentary by Bob Ward  29 May, 2010

THE controversies swirling around the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and the University of East Anglia’s Climatic Research Unit (CRU) in the UK have damaged the reputations not just of … read more »


UK Royal Society revives confusion as US concludes climate change certainty

UK Royal Society revives confusion as US concludes climate change certainty

a commentary by Bob Ward  28 May, 2010

Just as leading US experts give their clearest warning about emissions, 43 UK scientists prompt Royal Society to rethink the Guardian


Climate: What You Need to Know by Nicholas Stern

Climate: What You Need to Know by Nicholas Stern

a commentary by Nicholas Stern  26 May, 2010

Bill McKibben’s new book is a passionate appeal from a writer who has dedicated his efforts to warning of the risks posed by human-driven climate change. It describes the challenges … read more »


We need to protect blue-sky research

We need to protect blue-sky research

a commentary by Bob Ward  17 May, 2010

One of the biggest challenges facing David Willetts, the new minister for universities and science, is to ensure that the UK remains a global leader in scientific research over a … read more »


World leaders should aim for political agreement on climate change by end of this year, says Nicholas Stern

Press release  12 May, 2010

World leaders should seek to reach an international political agreement to tackle climate change by the end of the year, advises Nicholas Stern. read more »


Science fact, climate fiction – clarifying the debate

Science fact, climate fiction – clarifying the debate

a commentary by Dimitri Zenghelis  16 April, 2010

At a time of renewed backlash against climate science, three recent books—Stephen H. Schneider’s Science as a Contact Sport, James Hansen’s Storms of My Grandchildren and James Hoggan’s Climate Cover-Up—collectively … read more »


Comment on findings of inquiry into climate science at the University of East Anglia

Press release  14 April, 2010

Comment on findings of inquiry into climate science at the University of East Anglia. read more »


Copenhagen Accord pledges take world a long way towards 2˚C path, but should go further

Press release  25 March, 2010

Copenhagen Accord pledges take world a long way towards 2˚C path, but should go further according to an analysis released today. read more »


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