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Comment on new report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

Press release  8 October, 2018

Commenting on the publication today (8 October 2018) by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change of the ‘Global Warming of 1.5 °C’, Bob Ward, policy and communications director at the … read more »


The IPCC global warming report spares politicians the worst details

The IPCC global warming report spares politicians the worst details

in the news Bob Ward  8 October, 2018

The Guardian, 8 October


We must reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net zero or face more floods

We must reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net zero or face more floods

in the news Nicholas Stern  8 October, 2018

The Guardian, 8 October 2018


Financing the transition: how investors can help make climate action inclusive

a commentary by Nick Robins, Vonda Brunsting, David Wood, William Irwin  4 October, 2018

Partners from the Investing in a Just Transition project explain the arguments for an equitable low-carbon transition and report on important progress that is being made. read more »


How influential is the UK’s Committee on Climate Change?

How influential is the UK’s Committee on Climate Change?

a commentary by Sam Fankhauser  1 October, 2018

Sam Fankhauser reflects on the successes of the UK’s independent climate advisory body 10 years after its establishment – and the challenges it faces for the future. read more »


Advice from climate change experts under threat from UK Government, researchers warn

Press release  1 October, 2018

The ability of the expert Committee on Climate Change to advise on the UK’s efforts to meet its domestic and international commitments could be threatened by a lack of support … read more »


Researchers warn of big increase in economic costs if cuts in greenhouse gas emissions are delayed

Press release  27 September, 2018

Stronger efforts to cut emissions of greenhouse gases should be undertaken if global warming of more than 1.5 Celsius degrees is to be avoided without relying on potentially more expensive … read more »


Making finance climate-consistent: how could the UK implement Article 2.1.c of the Paris Agreement?

Making finance climate-consistent: how could the UK implement Article 2.1.c of the Paris Agreement?

a commentary by Nick Robins  24 September, 2018

The Paris Agreement does not just commit countries to cut emissions. All countries also need to put in place a policy framework for climate-consistent finance. Nick Robins argues that the UK could take a leadership position by setting out how this complex task could be achieved. read more »


Building resilience to climate threats

Building resilience to climate threats

in the news Swenja Surminski  19 September, 2018

As extreme weather events become more frequent, chemical and pharmaceutical producers are taking steps to fend them off in future read more »


The time to invest in energy access is now

Commentary  19 September, 2018

By Rachel Kyte, Chief Executive Officer of Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL), and Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy for All  Delays in closing the energy access … read more »