All pages with keywords: climate science


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 »


Huge Blow to Campaign by Climate Change ‘Sceptics’

Huge Blow to Campaign by Climate Change ‘Sceptics’

a commentary by Bob Ward 24 July, 2013

The new Met Office paper this week casts serious doubt on the low estimates of climate sensitivity. It points out that a doubling of atmospheric levels of carbon dioxide directly … read more »


Climate change is already occurring

Climate change is already occurring

a commentary by Michael Jacobs 22 May, 2013

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Climate change

Climate change

a commentary by Bob Ward 22 May, 2013

‘There is already strong and mounting evidence of changes in the frequency and intensity of extreme weather events around the world’ The Times – subscription is required.


Correspondence between Bob Ward and Peter Lilley

Correspondence between Bob Ward and Peter Lilley

Bob Ward 22 February, 2013

Correspondence about ‘The Economics of Climate Change: The Stern Review’ between Bob Ward, Policy and Communications Director of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, and Rt … read more »


Reducing risks of future disasters: priorities for decision makers

Reducing risks of future disasters: priorities for decision makers

a research article by Nicola Ranger 20 November, 2012

Reference Ranger, N., et al. November 2012. Reducing risks of future disasters: priorities for decision makers. Final Project Report. The Government Office for Science, London.


Peter Lilley’s flawed climate analysis

Peter Lilley’s flawed climate analysis

a commentary by Bob Ward 28 October, 2012

Letters: The review’s main conclusion, that the risks of inaction on climate change are far greater than the costs of reducing greenhouse gas emissions, is robust the Guardian


Recycling the myth that global warming ‘stopped in the mid-1990s’

Recycling the myth that global warming ‘stopped in the mid-1990s’

a commentary by Bob Ward 18 October, 2012

David Rose loves to tell readers of the ‘The Mail on Sunday’ that global warming ‘stopped’ in the mid-1990s. On 5 December 2010, the newspaper published a long article by … read more »


UK government cuts to science funding threaten the British Antarctic Survey

UK government cuts to science funding threaten the British Antarctic Survey

a commentary by Bob Ward 3 October, 2012

Major cuts in the amount of funding that the Coalition Government is investing in the UK’s world class science base are beginning to cause real damage, with the threatened end … read more »