Online Science Editor, Issy Murray, discusses whether there are positive effects to come from the coronavirus outbreak
Erica Mannis summarises the findings of a recent study into the repercussions climate change has on marine life.
Erica Mannis visited a panel discussing the trauma that comes from monitoring the impact of global warming and deforestation.
Isabelle Drage examines the impact of global warming on cultural aspects and language loss; translated by Saskia Bartsch. Le mot “réchauffement climatique” fait souvent penser à des conséquences physiques : catastrophes naturelles, feux de forêts, mauvaises récoltes ou perte des espèces. Mais les conséquences sociales du changement climatique sont souvent ignorées, et parmi ces conséquences […]
Climate change has been at the forefront of the public mind since the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change published a report in October stating that there were 12 years to slow down the rates of global warming before the planet would be irreversibly damaged. This is not the first time that we have been exposed […]
When you hear the words ‘coral reef’, you probably imagine a vibrant underwater community, made up of colourful fish and tangled corals. Taking up less than 0.1% of the ocean area, coral reefs are home to over a million different species – this is about 25% of all marine species. In comparison, around 70,000 land […]
Ayesha Tandon gives us her opinions of Trump’s take on climate change. The first 100 days in the Oval Office is said to be a very telling time for any President, and Donald Trump, 45th President of the United States, is no exception. Since 20th January, when Trump took up office as arguably the most powerful figure […]
If you consider it, an average temperature rise of 2 °C doesn’t seem so bad. Warmer summers, getting a nice tan and not freezing during winter on the way to campus. What about a 4°C rise? How does that seem? In reality, neither look good; expect droughts, higher sea levels, extreme flooding and unpredictable storms. […]
For many years, photographs of emaciated, bedraggled polar bears clinging desperately to melting ice sheets have been circulating the internet, as newspapers wield headlines proclaiming record-breaking high temperatures, collapsing ice sheets, and rising sea levels. Dr Anne Le Brocq of the University of Exeter is taking a different approach to climate change awareness; the creation […]
“We pledge to accelerate the transition to a competitive, energy efficient low carbon economy.” This was part of the promise made by David Cameron, Nick Clegg and Ed Miliband before the general election last May. Al Gore, the American environmentalist with a Nobel Peace prize for his work in climate change activism, praised the three […]