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Taking the Long View: The ‘Forever Legacy’ of Climate Change

26 September 2017

This article originally appeared on Yale Environment 360 and is republished with their kind permission http://e360.yale.edu/features/taking-the-long-view-the-forever-legacy-of-climate-change Climate change projections often focus on 2100. But the geological record shows that unless we rapidly [read more]

This Is How Climate Change Will Shift the World’s Cities

5 September 2017

By Brian Kahn Summers around the world are already warmer than they used to be, and they’re going to get dramatically hotter by this century’s end if carbon pollution continues to rise. That problem will be felt most acutely in cities. The world’s rapidly growing population coupled with the [read more]

Heat Wave Vulnerability Mapping for India

7 August 2017

Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2017, 14(4), 357; doi:10.3390/ijerph14040357 Gulrez Azhar 1,2,*, Shubhayu Saha 3, Partha Ganguly 4,5, Dileep Mavalankar 4,5 and Jaime Madrigano 1 1 The RAND Corporation, 1776 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401, USA 2 Pardee RAND Graduate School, 1776 Main [read more]

Scientists compare climate change impacts at 1.5C and 2C

21 April 2017

by ROZ PIDCOCK (Carbon Brief) Half a degree makes a very big difference when judging how different parts of the world will feel the effects of climate change. This is the conclusion from the first study to compare and contrast the consequences of 1.5C world compared to a 2C world, published today [read more]

Climate graphics of 2016

14 December 2016

2016 has been quite a year for the climate. Warmest year ever recorded. Record low sea ice extents at both poles. It has also seen many amazing climate visualisations and animations. I have collected some of my favourites on this storify page, including graphics for temperature, sea ice, pressure [read more]