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Millions of farmers depend on meltwater from Himalaya glaciers

Press release  9 July, 2019

The faster melting of glaciers in the Himalayas in recent years will affect the crop production and livelihoods of around 129 million farmers who depend on meltwater from these glaciers, new research published in Nature Sustainability reveals. read more »


Climate activists turn to lawsuits to force action on global warming

Climate activists turn to lawsuits to force action on global warming

in the news Joana Setzer, Rebecca Byrnes  9 July, 2019

Nature.com report on the analysis of climate litigation cases worldwide, noting that citizens and organizations have filed more than 1,300 lawsuits related to climate change in at least 28 countries around the world. read more »


Climate change lawsuits spreading around the world, says report

Climate change lawsuits spreading around the world, says report

in the news Joana Setzer, Rebecca Byrnes  4 July, 2019

he findings of the report also feature as one of the lead stories on the CNN homepage. read more »


Governments and firms in 28 countries sued over climate crisis – report

Governments and firms in 28 countries sued over climate crisis – report

in the news Joana Setzer  4 July, 2019

Joana Setzer comments on new research which shows that there have been more than 1,300 legal actions over global heating brought since 1990 read more »


Climate change lawsuits expand to at least 28 countries around the world

Press release  4 July, 2019

Legal action on climate change increasingly spreading beyond the United States Climate change lawsuits have been launched in at least 28 countries around the world, according to a new report … read more »


Climate change litigation is global phenomenon

Climate change litigation is global phenomenon

in the news Joana Setzer, Rebecca Byrnes  4 July, 2019

The Times Law reported the findings that legal actions over failure to act on climate change have kicked off in at least 28 countries. read more »


Protected sand dunes to lose special status after environmental damage by Trump golf course

Protected sand dunes to lose special status after environmental damage by Trump golf course

a commentary by Bob Ward  3 July, 2019

The announcement last week by Scottish Natural Heritage that it intends to strip a protected area of sand dunes of its special status is further evidence that Donald Trump does … read more »


When money speaks the language of justice: investors, banks and the just transition

When money speaks the language of justice: investors, banks and the just transition

a commentary by Nick Robins  1 July, 2019

Nick Robins explores how UK banks and investors are starting to get behind the just transition that is needed for the country to reach its new net-zero target. read more »


Climate crisis: Europe’s cities dangerously unprepared for heat wave hell

Climate crisis: Europe’s cities dangerously unprepared for heat wave hell

in the news Bob Ward  29 June, 2019

Bob Ward comments on the heatwave across parts of Europe. read more »


History is made as UK’s net zero emissions target becomes law

Press release  27 June, 2019

The Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics and Political Science today (Thursday 27 June 2019) welcomed the signing into law of … read more »