Climate science

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World heading into ‘uncharted territory of destruction’, says climate report
Governments and businesses failing to change fast enough, says United in Science report, as weather gets increasingly extreme

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

13, Sep, 2022 @1:30 PM

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World on brink of five ‘disastrous’ climate tipping points, study finds
Giant ice sheets, ocean currents and permafrost regions may already have passed point of irreversible change

Damian Carrington Environment editor

08, Sep, 2022 @6:00 PM

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Environmentalists’ concern over Liz Truss adviser’s climate policy views
Matthew Sinclair wrote book tackling ‘burgeoning climate change industry’

Helena Horton Environment reporter

07, Sep, 2022 @7:21 PM

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Whether you’re a climate ‘doomer’ or ‘appeaser’, it’s best to prepare for the worst | Bill McGuire
Sticking to the precautionary principle is just plain common sense, says Bill McGuire, professor of geophysical and climate hazards

Bill McGuire

22, Aug, 2022 @7:00 AM

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The Guardian view on Earth-friendly diets: cooking animals is cooking the planet | Editorial
Editorial: Eating less meat will help, but governments remain indispensable actors in solving the climate crisis

Editorial

21, Aug, 2022 @5:25 PM

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Climate endgame: risk of human extinction ‘dangerously underexplored’
Scientists say there are ample reasons to suspect global heating could lead to catastrophe

Damian Carrington Environment editor

01, Aug, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Why you need to worry about the ‘wet-bulb temperature’
Scientists think we need to pay attention to a measure of heat and humidity – and it’s edging closer to the limits of human survivability

Jocelyn Timperley

31, Jul, 2022 @6:00 PM

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James Lovelock, creator of Gaia hypothesis, dies on 103rd birthday
The scientist was best known for his theory that the Earth is a self-regulating community of organisms

Helena Horton

27, Jul, 2022 @1:40 PM

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Party politics won’t solve the climate crisis | Letters
The UK needs an emergency cross-party government to address the reality of ecological collapse

24, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Unless we act soon, this heatwave is just a taste of things to come | Andrea Dutton
It’s not too late to avert the climate crisis from becoming even more deadly – but the window is closing

Andrea Dutton

22, Jul, 2022 @10:22 AM

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Yes, Britain had a heatwave in 1976. No, it was nothing like the crisis we’re in now | Ella Gilbert
As a climate scientist, I’m tired of hearing about that summer. The extreme heat we’re experiencing globally has no precedent, says Ella Gilbert of the British Antarctic Survey

Ella Gilbert

19, Jul, 2022 @11:56 AM

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UK is no longer a cold country and must adapt to heat, say climate scientists
Experts call on UK officials to prepare for periods of extreme heat or risk thousands of excess deaths

Helena Horton Environment reporter

18, Jul, 2022 @11:14 AM

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