While Republicans have got absolutely nothing except denial of the well-established scientific reality of climate change and support for fossil fuels, over amongst the democrat candidates things are the polar opposite. That sounds like a deeply partisan statement; a manifestation of the current political polarisation. Perhaps it is, but it is also true. One party … Read moreWhat plans are there for Climate Change?
Yesterday, 8th Aug 2019, the IPCC published a Special Report on Land Use. To be a tad more precise, this is an IPCC special report on climate change, desertification, land degradation, sustainable land management, food security, and greenhouse gas fluxes in terrestrial ecosystems. Work on the report was initiated back in 2016, and since then … Read moreIPCC Report: Hunger, Migration and Conflict
When casually discussing climate change, a rather popular rebuttal often offered by some is the idea that the climate always changes over time and that in the recent past there have been warmer periods. Examples often cited include the Roman warm period (250-400 AD), and also the better known Medieval Warm Period (700-1400 AD). Have … Read moreCurrent Climate warming ‘unparalleled’ in 2,000 years
The UK Government’s official climate advisers have just today (10th July) published their official progress report on UK preparations for climate change. I’ve known that this was coming, and so here it finally is. The tweet below is a quick unofficial and highly accurate reflection on it issued by one of the reviewers (and now … Read moreUK not prepared for Climate Change