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Analysis: The climate papers most featured in the media in 2018

In a year dominated by events such as Brexit, royal weddings, the Salisbury poisonings, US Supreme Court nominations and the World Cup, there was... Read More

Features | Jan 8. 2019.
A woman shelters from the sun in London, during hot weather in August 2018. Credit: amer ghazzal / Alamy Stock Photo. PCFWGY

Met Office: Climate change made 2018 UK summer heatwave ‘30 times more likely’

This year’s summer heatwave, which saw temperature records broken across the UK, was made up to 30 times more likely by climate change, a new... Read More

Heatwaves | Dec 6. 2018.
J2HP1H The temperature reached to near 38 degree centigrade, report state that heat wave affect the West Bengal region along with others parts of India.

The Lancet: Extreme heat threatens ‘systemic failure’ of hospitals

The recent impact of climate change on heat-related diseases should be seen as a harbinger of future dangers posed to human health, a landmark report... Read More

Public health | Nov 28. 2018.
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The Carbon Brief Interview: Prof Terry Hughes

Prof Terry Hughes is the director of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at James Cook University in... Read More

Interviews | Nov 22. 2018.
Cattle amongst rolling hills, UK. Credit: Peter Cavanagh / Alamy Stock Photo. F0X3FN

CCC: Farming needs a ‘revolution’ for UK to meet climate goals

Greenhouse gas emissions from the land-use and agriculture sector are set to increase unless the UK’s "unsustainable” approach changes, warns the... Read More

UK policy | Nov 15. 2018.
FEMFKX Brighton, UK. 8th February, 2016. UK Weather: Huge waves break over Brighton seafront at high tide by the pier as Storm Imogen batters the south coast today with the weather forecast predicting wind speeds of up to 90 mph causing widespread flooding and damage Credit: Simon Dack/Alamy Live News

CCC: England’s coastal defences need ‘urgent’ rethink to cope with climate change

New policies are “urgently” needed to protect homes and landscapes from coastal flooding and erosion in the long term, the Committee on Climate... Read More

UK policy | Oct 26. 2018.
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Exclusive: BBC One to show first primetime film on climate change since 2007

The BBC has commissioned a major new documentary film on climate change. ... Read More

Science communication | Oct 12. 2018.
EE03A2 Buddhist Man with umbrella against sun walking in street, Bangkok, Thailand, Southeast Asia.

Limiting warming to 2C would prevent ‘worldwide increases’ in heat-related deaths

Restricting global warming to 2C above pre-industrial levels would prevent large increases in temperature-related deaths across much of the globe, a... Read More

Public health | Sep 13. 2018.
D9KNEY Desert locust (Schistocerca gregaria). Image shot 06/2013. Exact date unknown.

Rise in insect pests under climate change to hit crop yields, study says

Global warming could increase both the number and appetite of insect pests, new research finds, which could pose a serious threat to global crop... Read More

Food and farming | Aug 30. 2018.
DN1ENH Aberystwyth Wales UK, Wednesday 18 December 2013. At the peak of the tide, gale force winds bring massive waves crashing onto the seafront at Aberystwyth on the west Wales coast. Winds are expected to increase in severity throughout the day, peaking at 50-60mph by the late afternoon. A yellow weather warning is in place for large parts of Wales today with the Met Office warning of high winds and heavy rain that could cause localised flooding. Gusts of up to 70mph are expected in exposed coastal areas. Photo Credit: keith morris/Alamy Live News

Coastal flooding in Europe ‘could cost up to €1 trillion per year’ by 2100

The economic damage from coastal flooding in Europe could reach almost €1 trillion per year by 2100 without new investment in adaptation to climate... Read More

Floods | Aug 13. 2018.
Great white shark breaching on seal decoy, False Bay, South Africa. Credit: Nature Picture Library / Alamy Stock Photo. F13YX6

Factcheck: Will climate change bring great white sharks to UK waters?

Last week, many news publications reported on “a new study” claiming that climate change could lead several shark species to move into UK waters. ... Read More

Factchecks | Jul 23. 2018.
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