Insights and expert analysis on climate issues.
Dr Carl-Friedrich Schleussner, Uta Klönne, Dr Alexander Nauels
Last week in Istanbul, climate scientists and governments met in the sixtieth session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) to agree a plan for its seventh, and potentially most consequential report cycle. The outcome means the IPCC will most probably take a more streamlined approach to its seventh cycle.
Claire Fyson, Dr Neil Grant, Bill Hare, Damon Jones, Dr Carl-Friedrich Schleussner
We breakdown the key takeaways from the first global stocktake (GST) since the Paris Agreement and how it sets the stage for the next two years in climate.
El Niño is contributing to the hottest temperatures ever recorded – what does this mean for the Paris Agreement’s 1.5°C limit?
Dr Kai Kornhuber, Dr Peter Pfleiderer, Bill Hare
Extreme weather is raging across the northern hemisphere. Our experts explain the implications of the emerging El Niño for our changing climate.
Dr Carl-Friedrich Schleussner, Bill Hare
Now that the Earth has warmed roughly 1.2°C, “once-in-a-century” heatwaves, forest fires, and floods are becoming more familiar to us. But there is still a massive difference between 1.2°C and 1.5°C, and the science shows that it is still possible to end this century at or below that threshold.
As world leaders gather at the G7 Summit in Hiroshima this weekend, we take a look at progress made since the last Summit on cutting emissions and decarbonising power to see if they’re living up to their promises.
Dr Neil Grant, Claire Fyson, Dr Lara Welder, Dr Victor Maxwell
South Korea is investing heavily in gas-fired power generation. This raises concerns of overlooking cheaper forms of generations – like renewables – and increasing the country's reliance on overseas fossil fuel imports.