All pages with keywords: IPCC reports

The ‘Mail on Sunday’ uses fake news to attack Sir David Attenborough

a commentary by Bob Ward 26 April, 2019

Over the past few weeks, climate change deniers have launched waves of desperate attacks against Sir David Attenborough, using innuendo and false rumour to try to discredit his new programmes on climate change. Here Bob Ward sets out evidence that refutes these unfounded allegations. read more »


Climate change deniers trying to fool the public again about extreme weather

a commentary by Bob Ward 15 February, 2019

Climate change deniers in Britain are continuing to mislead the public and policy-makers by wrongly claiming that there has been no change in extreme weather over the past few decades … read more »


Nicholas Stern comments on the outcome of COP24

Press release 16 December, 2018

Responding to the outcome of the 24th session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24), Nicholas Stern, Chair of the Grantham … read more »


Recommendations for improving the treatment of risk and uncertainty in economic estimates of climate impacts in the Sixth Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Assessment Report

Recommendations for improving the treatment of risk and uncertainty in economic estimates of climate impacts in the Sixth Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Assessment Report

a research article by Thomas Stoerk, Gernot Wagner, Bob Ward 1 August, 2018

Large discrepancies persist between projections of the physical impacts of climate change and economic damage estimates. These discrepancies increase with increasing global average temperature projections. Based on this observation, … read more »


UK is warming at faster rate than global average

Press release 18 October, 2013

The average annual temperature recorded in the UK has been rising at a faster rate than the global average, according to a new policy brief by Bob Ward and Naomi Hicks on ‘Recent and future changes in the global and UK climate’, which presents an analysis of Met Office records read more »


Morally Outrageous Tactics by Climate Change ‘Sceptics’ to Try to Discredit New Report

Morally Outrageous Tactics by Climate Change ‘Sceptics’ to Try to Discredit New Report

a commentary by Bob Ward 4 October, 2013

The IPCC report is likely to prompt many governments to take more action to tackle climate change. It is perhaps no surprise then that climate change ‘sceptics’ who do not … read more »


World leaders must act faster on climate change

World leaders must act faster on climate change

a commentary by Nicholas Stern 29 September, 2013

Governments and businesses should be left in no doubt about the dangers of delaying further cuts in greenhouse gas emissions following the publication of the new assessment report by the … read more »


Nicholas Stern welcomes emissions budget set out in new climate change report

Press release 27 September, 2013

Lord Stern: “This is a comprehensive and important report, prepared by 259 experts from 39 countries, and governments and other policy-makers should read it very carefully. The report makes clear that the Earth is warming and the climate is changing, that human activities are primarily responsible, and that without very strong cuts in emissions of greenhouse gases, we face huge risks from global warming of more than 2°C by the end of this century compared with the period before the Industrial Revolution.” 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 »


Statement from Nicholas Stern on criticism of the IPCC

Press release 31 January, 2010

Statement from Nicholas Stern in response to criticism of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). read more »