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The Carbon Brief Interview: Michael Gerrard

Michael Gerrard is the Andrew Sabin professor of professional practice at Columbia Law School in New York, where he teaches courses on environmental... Read More

Interviews | Apr 19. 2017.

Explainer: How much did climate change 'cost' in the 20th century?

From heatwaves to hurricanes, working out the dollar cost of climate change is a tough task. Often used by policymakers to weigh up the costs and... Read More

Explainers | Mar 1. 2017.
CC0 1.0

Shrinking glaciers are ‘categorical evidence’ of climate change, study says

It is virtually certain that the retreat of many glaciers around the world has been caused by climate change, a new study suggests. ... Read More

Glaciers | Dec 12. 2016.

Arctic summer sea ice to disappear with 2C warming, study says

A new study, published in Science, pinpoints the direct relationship between carbon emissions and the amount of Arctic sea ice melt they cause as the... Read More

Sea ice | Nov 3. 2016.
Flooding in Brooklyn, NY

Hurricane Sandy-sized floods up to 17 times more likely by 2100

As the remnants of Hurricane Matthew recede into the Atlantic Ocean, the warnings and evacuations in the Caribbean and US east coast are giving way to... Read More

Storms | Oct 10. 2016.
Lonely van floats in flooding in Nether Poppleton, England, United Kingdom, on 27/12/2015.

In-depth: Climate change confusion over government's flooding review

The government has unveiled its long-awaited review of the risk the UK faces from heavy rain and flooding. ... Read More

Extreme weather | Sep 9. 2016.
A Coast Guardsman looks out from an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter searching for stranded residents in Baton Rouge, LA on Aug. 15, 2016

Climate change doubled the chances of Louisiana heavy rains, scientists warn

Torrential rains unleashed on south Louisiana in August were made almost twice as likely by human-caused climate change, according to a quick-fire... Read More

Attribution | Sep 7. 2016.
View of City of London's high rise architecture at sunset.

Study links heatwave deaths in London and Paris to climate change

In 2003, more than 70,000 people across Europe died in a sweltering heatwave that spanned much of the summer. ... Read More

Attribution | Jul 8. 2016.
Flood in Paris

Paris deluge made up to 90% more likely by climate change, scientists say

Just a few days after the heavy rain that caused widespread flooding across northern Europe, scientists are already able to tell if it had been... Read More

Attribution | Jun 9. 2016.
If a raindrop falls on the ground

Guest post: Attributing changes in regional rainfall to human activity

Dr Beena Balan Sarojini is a post doctoral researcher at the National Centre for Atmospheric Science and the Geography and Environmental Sciences... Read More

Guest posts | Jun 6. 2016.
Lightning strikes across the deserts skies near Stateline NV

In-depth: the scientific challenge of extreme weather attribution

Working out whether human activity is supercharging extreme events, such as floods, storms, droughts and heatwaves, is one of the youngest branches of... Read More

Attribution | Mar 11. 2016.
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