The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) could formally investigate the role played by Britain's most senior police
The five things you need to know on Wednesday 16 October 2013... 1) POLITICIANS VS THE POLICE OVER 'PLEBGATE' Momentum is
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.
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?
Scientists have shockingly warned that within our generation "whatever climate we were used to will be a thing of the past
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.
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.
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.
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 should not be 'in front' of the world in tackling climate change, George Osborne has said. On the eve of the Conservative