All pages with keywords: climate science


Fans of fossil fuels offer Africa an unfair choice

a commentary by Bob Ward 4 February, 2016

A handful of campaigners who promote the use of fossil fuels are using newspaper articles to offer a deeply unfair choice to people living in the poorest countries of the … read more »


The impact of controversy on the production of scientific knowledge

a working paper by Amelia Sharman 18 September, 2015

Much of the existing literature employing the framework of controversy focuses on the science-policy interface. However a clear gap exists regarding the way(s) in which controversy may fundamentally shape the … read more »


Introducing Climate Services

Policy Seminar 16 Oct 2014

Andrew Harding, from the University of Edinburgh, will be the speaker of this seminar. Further information about Andrew can be found here. This is part of the Climate Science and … read more »


Climate change could be slower than forecast

in the news Bob Ward 26 September, 2014

The Times, 26th September, 2014: Carbon dioxide emissions have less impact on the global average temperature than has been claimed by the UN’s climate change advisory body, according to a … read more »


Ethics, equity and the economics of climate change. Paper 1: science and philosophy

Ethics, equity and the economics of climate change. Paper 1: science and philosophy

a research article by Nicholas Stern 18 August, 2014

This paper examines a broad range of ethical perspectives and principles relevant to the analysis of issues raised by the science of climate change and explores their implications.  A second and companion … read more »


Professor Nicholas Stern – Climate change and risk

Professor Nicholas Stern – Climate change and risk

Public Lecture Nicholas Stern 21 Jan 2013

Part 1 In part one of this lecture, Professor Stern outlines the evidence on the science and risks of climate change. He provides an introduction to the science of climate … read more »


Extreme weather and climate change: is there a link?

Extreme weather and climate change: is there a link?

Shifts in the number, severity and location of extreme weather events are among the most important impacts of climate change. Basic physics suggest that global warming should affect the occurrence … read more »


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Recent and future changes in the global and UK climate

a policy publication by Bob Ward, Naomi Hicks 1 October, 2013

The Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the most comprehensive assessment of the physical science basis of climate change that has ever been written. … read more »


The New Climate Economics by Felipe Calderón

The New Climate Economics by Felipe Calderón

a commentary by Nicholas Stern 23 September, 2013

Climate scientists are now more than 95% certain that human activity – largely the combustion of fossil fuels – is causing temperatures and sea levels to rise. But, as climate-change … read more »


Humiliating mistakes by ‘The Mail on Sunday’

Humiliating mistakes by ‘The Mail on Sunday’

a commentary by Bob Ward 18 September, 2013

‘The Mail on Sunday’ is facing humiliation after two articles published earlier this month which attacked the evidence for climate change were revealed this week to contain embarrassing errors. The … read more »