Global Warming

Global Warming Is A National Security Risk. Why Don't We Treat It Like One?

Ben Brown | Posted 12.05.2017 | UK
Ben Brown

The UK is in the middle of a historic general election, yet climate change has barely been whispered by any of the major candidates. And the president of the United States wants to rip up the landmark Paris agreement. Why?

Global Warming And Low-Carbon Food For Thought

Sarah Govett | Posted 05.05.2017 | UK
Sarah Govett

As to be expected, everything in the news is currently dominated by the election. What jumps out at me though is that yet again environmental policy i...

British And American Climate Researchers March Together

Bob Ward | Posted 26.04.2017 | UK Politics
Bob Ward

On Saturday I tried to highlight these threats again and to show American climate scientists that their counterparts in the UK and around the world are shoulder to shoulder with them as they stand up for their profession.

Climate Change Is Going To Massively Increase Severe Turbulence On Flights

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 10.04.2017 | UK Tech

Turbulence strong enough to throw unbuckled passengers around a cabin could become twice or even three times more likely as a result of climate change...

Sea Ice Has Reached A Record Low At Both Poles

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 23.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Sea ice levels have now reached record lows at both ends of the planet, according to the latest data from NASA. On 13 February the combined Arctic and...

Can Tech Combat The Climate Crisis?

Andrew Moore | Posted 16.03.2017 | UK Tech
Andrew Moore

Unbelievably, there are those who still insist on denying the existence of the world's environmental crisis, and worryingly, some of these are in pivotal positions when it comes to what happens in the next 10 years. This by the way is the period in which many experts believe we still have a chance to mitigate the rise in global temperatures.

Saving The Planet Is Good For Business

Bruce Bratley | Posted 31.01.2017 | UK Tech
Bruce Bratley

The news this week that there has been no slowdown in global warming highlights just how fragile our relationship with the environment is. It makes us question our individual role in contributing to big issues like global warming and think about the ways they can counteract the negative impact we, as individuals and businesses, have on the environment.

Despite Being Hidden Under Metres Of Ice, Antarctica's Seafloor Is Stunning

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 21.12.2016 | UK Tech

When you think of the seafloor in Antarctica you would be forgiven for thinking that it’s probably a barren wasteland, covered by vast swathes of ic...

Google Will Be Powered Entirely By Renewable Energy From 2017

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 08.12.2016 | UK Tech

Google has announced its data centres and offices will be powered entirely by renewable energy from 2017, setting the pace for the tech industry. The ...

Antarctic Research Station To Be Relocated, As Ice Shelf Cracks Around It

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 07.12.2016 | UK Tech

A research station situated on an ice shelf in Antarctica is having to be relocated after scientists discovered dangerous cracks appearing that could ...

Military Experts Warn Climate Change Will Create An 'Epic' Humanitarian Crisis

Press Association and Oscar Williams | Oscar Williams | Posted 01.12.2016 | UK Tech

Climate change could prompt a “humanitarian crisis of epic proportions”. That’s according to military experts, who have warned that global warmi...

Just 6,000 Years Ago The Sahara Desert Was Unrecognisable

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 01.12.2016 | UK Tech

It was only 6,000 years ago that it frequently rained in the Sahara desert, leaving it covered in vast vegetation and grasslands, so what happened? Tw...

Great Barrier Reef Suffers Worst Coral Bleaching Ever Recorded

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 30.11.2016 | UK Tech

The Great Barrier Reef has suffered the worst coral bleaching in history, as global warming imperils the vast organism’s future. Higher water temper...

A Huge Antarctic Glacier Actually Starting Irreversibly Melting In The 1940s

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 24.11.2016 | UK Tech

The glacier responsible for about 25% of Antarctica’s total ice loss is now believed to have started melting as long ago as the 1940s. Man-made glob...

The Arctic Is Currently A Staggering 36 Degrees Warmer The Normal

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 21.11.2016 | UK Tech

As you turn your thermostat several degrees higher and bring your coat out of hibernation, it might not feel like winter is being kind, but you would ...

Hollande Urges Trump To Respect The Paris Climate Agreement

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 16.11.2016 | UK Tech

French President Francois Hollande has urged Donald Trump, US president-elect, to respect America’s commitment to the Paris Climate Agreement. Duri...

2016 Will Probably Be The Hottest Year On Record

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 21.11.2016 | UK Tech

2016 will most likely be the hottest year ever recorded, smashing the previous record set by 2015 says the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO). Gl...

The Rising Trump

Njambi McGrath | Posted 10.11.2016 | UK Politics
Njambi McGrath

The rise and rise of Donald J. Trump proclaimed by some editorials as the 'The End of Western World' was inevitable if not foreseeable for those with ...

Here's A Reminder Of How Trump Could Derail The Fight Against Global Warming

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 09.11.2016 | UK Tech

President-elect of the United States Donald Trump has a pretty clear stance on global warming, which is that as far as he’s concerned it’s somethi...

Scarily, 2015's Scorching Record Hot Summer Will Become The Norm By 2025

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 08.11.2016 | UK Tech

It might seem a distant memory (now that we are all huddled around the radiator in the freezing cold) but last year was the hottest year globally on r...

This Is How Much You Are Contributing To The Arctic Ice Melt Every Day

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 07.11.2016 | UK Tech

You might want to rethink any plans for long-haul summer destinations, as we now have concrete evidence of our individual impact on Arctic sea melt, a...

Don't Panic, But The Earth Is Leaking Oxygen

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 26.09.2016 | UK Tech

In case your week was going well so far, we’re here to bring you calmly crashing back down to Earth again. Now we’ve been reassured that this new...

NASA's New Video Shows Just How Bad The Arctic Ice Melt Has Become

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 01.09.2016 | UK Tech

A NASA visualisation has revealed the drastic sea ice melting that takes place in the Arctic during the summer months. While sea ice melting is normal...

Costa Rica Just Proved Dirty Fossil Fuels Can Be A Thing Of The Past

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 31.08.2016 | UK Tech

Costa Rica is celebrating a green milestone after achieving 113 days relying only on renewable energy. The country is currently on track to reach its ...

Beautiful Blue Lakes In East Antarctica Send A Worrying Message About Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 22.08.2016 | UK Tech

Thousands of blue lakes are appearing on an ice sheet in East Antarctica and scientists know it is bad news. A team of researchers in the UK have bee...