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Wanted: A New Kind of War Artist

Tony White | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
Tony White

Models and expertise already exist for artistic intervention within the international scientific arena, models which might relatively simply be adapted and used to create not just 'flying visits', but deep and long-term engagements.

Scientists Accused Of Turning Into 'Activists' Over Global Warming

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.05.2014 | UK

Scientists have been accused of confusing their role as impartial observers with green activism after a paper challenging predictions about the speed ...

Unilever: A Force for Good?

Trewin Restorick | Posted 12.07.2014 | UK
Trewin Restorick

As world governments collectively shrug their shoulders at the latest stark findings of the IPCC it is possible that the leaders in fighting global climate change are now a small group of multi-national companies including Unilever.

Creativity Is One of the UK's Greatest Assets - We Now Need to Turn Its Attention Towards Climate Change

Tim Lindsay | Posted 08.06.2014 | UK
Tim Lindsay

It's these kinds of challenges that the creative industries have thrived upon for decades: when resource is low and the need for creativity is high. But with less time for old-fashioned R&D, many feel under pressure and don't want to upset the status quo where sustainability isn't currently part of the conversation.

Climate Change: Apocalypse Now and the Trillion Dollar Challenge

Samantha J Smith | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK
Samantha J Smith

You may have seen apocalyptic headlines in the press recently. Headlines warning that climate change will be felt 'on all continents and across the oceans', and that the world faces a 'violent, sicker, poorer future'. Well stay with me, and I'll explain why we might not be facing 'apocalypse now'.

Adaptation to Climate Change Means Economic Adaptation Too

Alastair Roderick | Posted 01.06.2014 | UK Politics
Alastair Roderick

Choices made in the next few years will affect the risks of climate change. If conservatives are right, and adapting to climate change is a better strategy than mitigating it, this has to start with adapting our economies - the source of unsustainable environmental change.

Mehdi's Morning Memo: George Osborne Vs Nick Clegg

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 31.03.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Monday 31 March 2014... 1) GEORGE OSBORNE VS NICK CLEGG The deputy prime minister seems to be fight...

Climate Change Is Here, And No One Is Immune, Report Warns

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK

No one is immune to the impact of climate change, which is fuelling war, hastening natural disasters, causing the extinction of species and threatens ...

Climate Change Impacts Everything

Samantha J Smith | Posted 27.05.2014 | UK
Samantha J Smith

Climate change impacts everything, everywhere. It threatens to undo everything that conservation organizations like WWF have achieved over the last half-century. Both people and the natural world are feeling the effects, which are consequential and growing. Extreme weather impacts fragile ecosystems that people depend on for food and their livelihoods.

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Dave's 'Eton Mess'

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Tuesday 18 March 2014... 1) DAVES 'ETON MESS' First there was Michael Gove, the education secretary...

Theresa May Could Pursue Hillsborough Families' Claims They Were Spied On

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK

The police watchdog will pursue concerns that families of Hillsborough victims were spied on if evidence emerges, Home Secretary Theresa May has said....

Three Crucial Things to Know About the New IPCC Climate Change Report

Libby Blanchard | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK
Libby Blanchard

The latest intergovernmental report on climate change states that "human influence on the climate system is clear." Here's how the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change arrived at its conclusions.

Storms on the Climate Horizon

Barry Gardiner | Posted 30.03.2014 | UK Politics
Barry Gardiner

Science tells us that no particular adverse weather event either can or should be put down to climate change. That is just not the way climate change works. However, science also tells us that climate change will certainly bring an increase in both the frequency and severity of adverse weather events in general.

Did Police Act Swiftly Enough To Stop Lostprophets Paedo?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Police in South Wales, South Yorkshire and Bedfordshire will be investigated over whether they failed to act swiftly enough to stop "committed paedoph...

UN Climate Change Summit Framed By Landmark IPCC Study

Julian Hunt | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK
Julian Hunt

The annual UN Annual Climate Change Summit began in Poland on November 11th and continues until the 22nd. This major international conference is a key stepping stone towards the goal of securing by end-2015 a comprehensive global climate change treaty to take effect from 2020 onward.

Met Commissioner Faces Hillsborough Investigation

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 19.11.2013 | UK

The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) could formally investigate the role played by Britain's most senior police officer, Sir Bernard Ho...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Politicians Vs The Police Over 'Plebgate'

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 16.10.2013 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Wednesday 16 October 2013... 1) POLITICIANS VS THE POLICE OVER 'PLEBGATE' Momentum is now clearly building i...

Communicating Climate Geoengineering to the Public

Asher Minns | Posted 11.12.2013 | UK Tech
Asher Minns

The general public have not yet heard of geoengineering or climate engineering. It is the grandest of all ideas for if all other ideas for solutions to climate change fail - ideas for a deliberate large-scale intervention in the Earth's climate system with the aim of reducing global warming by reversing or slowing it.

2015: The Year We Get It Right On Poverty And Climate Change?

Dr Alison Doig | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Dr Alison Doig

A sticking point in both the climate and the post-MDG discussions will be the issue of equity. In simple terms, which countries should act first and deliver most, who should pay for it and how do we transfer technology from rich countries to poor?

'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 ...

Scrutinizing Climate Data Through the Tube of a Toilet Roll

Asher Minns | Posted 03.12.2013 | UK Tech
Asher Minns

On Monday, having rested on Sunday, I took a cold look at the quality of the reporting of the IPCC across all English Language newspapers. Using the Nexis News Database I took a quick look at how the IPCC was actually reported last week, not how I thought it had been and was going to be reported.

From Pantomime to Tragedy - 2013 Was the Year Climate Politics Got Real

Chris Shaw | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Chris Shaw

The game of charades is now over. It is decision time - capitalism vs observance of the two degree warming limit or, in the very optimistic words of Buckminster Fuller, 'utopia or oblivion'. The last month of policy announcements show our political class have made their choice.

As IPCC Launches Landmark Study, Is the Tide Turning on Tackling Climate Change?

Andrew Hammond | Posted 01.10.2013 | UK
Andrew Hammond

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released last Friday the most comprehensive ever study on global warming. The landmark report, prepared by more than 200 scientists over two years, concludes that global temperatures could rise by up to 4.8 Celsius (8.6 Fahrenheit) by the end of this century compared to pre-industrial levels, but could potentially still be held to 0.3 C (0.5 F) with deep, speedy cuts in emissions.

Climate Science From Qualified Commentators

Asher Minns | Posted 27.11.2013 | UK
Asher Minns

This week, more than most since I woke to 'Climategate' in 2009, I've been forced to read made-up stuff in the UK press about climate change data, nonsense about climate change scientists, and twaddle about the people and process of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

'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,...