This Saturday marks the 5th anniversary of the adoption of the Paris Agreement, the legally binding international UN treaty under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. The Paris agreement aims to strengthen the global response to climate change by keeping global temperature rise this century to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels...
“Climate change” just doesn’t cut it any more. It doesn’t even come close to defining the precipice on which all life on the planet is currently teetering. Back in the day, when the concept of climate change first grazed the public consciousness, it was more likely to be looked on as something that would be […]
The Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C. Written by 91 authors from 40 countries, with 133 contributing authors and 1,113 reviewers, is a “final call” on global warming, urging ‘rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society’ in order to stay below 1.5°C
To celebrate World Ozone Day, our Climate Campaigner, Sophie Geoghegan, discusses the success of the Montreal Protocol in protecting the ozone layer by phasing out ozone-depleting substances (ODS) as well as remaining challenges including shifting to climate-friendly cooling and phasing down production of HFC