Climate change

28. 04. 2014
Offsetting remains so controversial – but I spent quite some time last week wondering why. And that’s because it was a great week for ‘offsetting done well’. First up was the announcement from ClimateCare that it’s just won a sustainable development...
Climate change
24. 04. 2014
The Report from Working Groups I (on the science of climate change) and II (on the impacts of climate change on human society) were – inevitably – deeply depressing. The science is what it is, and won’t go away. And the grim analysis of what this means for...
Climate change
23. 04. 2014
I spent some time over Easter digging down into the latest reports released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change – as part of its 5th Assessment Report. And I found myself getting increasingly angry that the dominant responses to this extraordinary body of work...
Climate change
18. 02. 2014
There is now a distinct possibility that the recent flooding and extreme weather will transform the politics of climate change here in the UK. That may seem like a pretty dodgy prediction – given that the polls would seem to indicate, right now, that around 50% of people...
Climate change
15. 12. 2011
The final programme in the Frozen Planet series was broadcast this week – David Attenborough’s personal take on climate change For me, it was an extraordinary programme – creative, convincing, compelling. To be fair, I am hardly unbiased. Indeed, I am very...
Climate change