Most Significant Climate Change paper in last few years

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With only a few days of 2019 left I’ve been asking myself a question – what has been the most significant scientific paper published during the last couple of years related to climate change? I have a proposed answer. I do of course recognise that the term “Significant” is vague and wholly subjective, and so … Read more

U.N. draft report – ‘very high risk’ the planet will warm beyond key limit

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The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is due to issue a Special Report the spells out the impact Global Warming of 1.5 °C or above. It will be formally issued next October, but there is a public draft already available for comment, hence we can get a look to see what it will tell us. Warning: … Read more

UK’s Met Office – 1.5 C global warming is in their 5 year forecast

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Some rather dire news has been issued within an official press release from the UK’s Met Office. Entitled “Five-year forecast indicates further warming” they explain that their climate models point to us probably breaching the 1.5 C Global Warming limit in the next five years … A new forecast published by scientists at the Met … Read more