Global Warming

Typhoon Haiyan Exposes Unscientific and Inhumane Ideology of Climate Change 'Sceptics'

Bob Ward | Posted 26.01.2014 | UK
Bob Ward

While the terrible devastation wrought by Typhoon Haiyan focused the minds of many delegates attending the United Nations climate change summit, which ended at the weekend in Warsaw, Poland, it also exposed the unscientific and inhumane ideology of many 'sceptics'.

Post-Warsaw, Why We Must Now Redouble Efforts to Secure a Global Climate Deal by 2015

Adam Matthews | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK
Adam Matthews

Warsaw revealed some serious divisions amongst groups of countries, and the language used became ever more heated. Indeed, the negotiations may well have raised the curtain on what will be some very difficult discussions when countries come forward with their 'contributions' from the end of next year.

LOOK: Huge Iceberg Breaks Free From Antarctica

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.11.2013 | UK

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Enough Is Enough: Why WWF Quit the Warsaw Climate Talks

Samantha J Smith | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK
Samantha J Smith

On Thursday, an unprecedented and broad group of civil society organizations walked out of the UN climate change talks in Warsaw to protest the shocking lack of progress in the negotiations...

Forestry Deal Is Key to Protecting the Planet

Adam Matthews | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Adam Matthews

Over the first week of the UN climate change negotiations in Poland we have seen the alarming results of studies showing increased decline of tropical forests. It is clear from newly available data from satellite monitoring stations that there are now growing areas being deforested as a result of illegal logging, agriculture and mining.

Super Typhoon Haiyan: World Must Act on Climate Change

Lidy Nacpil | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Lidy Nacpil

I have many friends and colleagues in the worst hit area. These friends and colleagues lost children. They lost parents and grandparents. They had their families shattered. They had to drag bodies out with their bare hands. They are still without proper food, water or shelter.

Recipe for a Safer World

Dr Alison Doig | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Dr Alison Doig

Let's hope world leaders gathering in Warsaw can image this new fairer and more sustainable world. Even more importantly, let us hope that global business can wean itself off dependence on fossil fuels and see opportunity in a new low-carbon future. Let's hope - and let's do it in a hurry.

World's Governments Must Take Action on Climate Change

Samantha J Smith | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Samantha J Smith

The global community simply cannot keep ignoring the desperate, passionate cries of people such as Naderev Saño. Millions around the world are already suffering greatly from the impacts of our fast changing climate and scientists keep telling us that such damage and disruption will only intensify in the years and decades ahead.

How You Can Help Save the Amazon Rainforest From Deforestation

Frontier | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Frontier

The Amazon rainforest is the largest gathering of trees on the planet, covering 5,500,000 square kilometers. The area is vast, spread across nine countries: the majority in Brazil (60%), followed by 13% in Peru 10% in Colombia and other small variants in Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana.

'End This Climate Change Madness'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.11.2013 | UK

The Philippines' UN representative has made an emotional plea to the world to end "climate change madness" on behalf of his typhoon-ravaged countr...

How Trust Is Needed to Stop Climate Change Spiralling Out of Control

European Parliament Web Team | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
European Parliament Web Team

When negotiating a climate change agreement, it may be helpful to be familiar with game theory. The prisoner's dilemma is often cited to explain why people might not cooperate, even if it is in their best interests to do, such as preventing the planet from heating up...

Environment Secretary Says WHAT About The Environment?

Posted 30.10.2013 | UK

It's not the first thing you would expect to hear from the man in charge of the government's environmental policy. But then this is Owen Paterson, ...

Prince Charles Has Some Interesting Views On Syria

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 30.10.2013 | UK

The environment is a "significant" factor in the Syrian conflict that has killed more than 100,000 people, Prince Charles has claimed. The heir to ...

From Noa's Ark to Superstorm Sandy - The Rise and Rise of CliFi

Hannah Gal | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Hannah Gal

CliFi reads the sign at central London's Foyles book shop, pointing to a temptingly inviting stack of Climate Fact and Fiction books, a vivid testimony to the meteoric rise of the relatively new genre.

In the Wake of World Food Day: Why It's Time to Rethink Our Food System

Frontier | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Frontier

World Food Day is a pinnacle time to highlight food sustainability whilst acknowledging the imminent climate change, and global warming predictions, as well as the increase in our global population digits.

Global Warming Has Made Me Not Want to Grow Old

Jessica Brown | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Jessica Brown

My idea of a nightmare used to be losing my phone or breaking a nail before a job interview. But now I'm haunted with images of drowning, boiling or starving to death. It would seem my priorities, in relation to the rest of my generation, are a bit off balance, and I know exactly what's to blame...

The Kidnap of Putin's Bottom

Nick Revell | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy
Nick Revell

When Russia arrested the crew of the Greenpeace vessel Arctic Sunrise in September for trying to mount a demonstration on an oil rig in the Barents Sea, it's fair to say that most of the earth's population felt relief that finally one of the world's largest military powers had found the courage to stand up to the bullying tactics of thirty environmental protestors armed with banners...

'Whatever Climate We Were Used To Will Be A Thing Of The Past'

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Posted 09.10.2013 | UK

Scientists have shockingly warned that within our generation "whatever climate we were used to will be a thing of the past." Ecosystems and economies ...

'Green Growth' Is Key, New Development Paradigm for Developing Countries

Julian Hunt | Posted 09.10.2013 | UK
Julian Hunt

Following a recent meeting between Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao and Chinese Finance Minister Lou Jiwei, the ADB has pledged its support for green and inclusive growth in China with a major new investment...

Morally Outrageous Tactics by Climate Change 'Sceptics' to Try to Discredit New Report

Bob Ward | Posted 04.12.2013 | UK Politics
Bob Ward

The IPCC report is likely to prompt many governments to take more action to tackle climate change. It is perhaps no surprise then that climate change 'sceptics' who do not want any limit on the burning of fossil fuels, the main source of greenhouse gas emissions, have been mounting increasingly desperate attacks to try to discredit the IPCC summary and to confuse the public and politicians about its contents.

'Britain Shouldn't Be In Front Of Climate Change Fight'

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Posted 27.11.2013 | UK

Britain should not be 'in front' of the world in tackling climate change, George Osborne has said. On the eve of the Conservative Party conference,...

'Britain Shouldn't Be In Front Of Climate Change Fight'

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Posted 27.11.2013 | UK

Britain should not be 'in front' of the world in tackling climate change, George Osborne has said. On the eve of the Conservative Party conference,...

Greenest Government Ever?

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 27.09.2013 | UK

Britain's first ever Green Party MP has savaged David Cameron's claim to lead the "greenest government ever". Caroline Lucas told HuffPost UK the c...

Climate Change: The World's Most Beautiful Places Under Threat (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.09.2013 | UK

Fancy going diving in the crystal clear waters of the great Barrier Reef? Or traversing the snowy climes Mount Kilimanjaro? Then you better move quick...

In Quotes: The Climate Change 'Sceptics'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.09.2013 | UK

BLOG: Denying climate change exists costs lives When the dust settles on the latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, scient...