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The climate challenges ahead of us on the fifth anniversary of the Paris Agreement

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...

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Climate Week: The clock is ticking – a wake-up call the planet can’t afford to sleep through

“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 […]

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It’s World Ozone Day – celebrate Earth’s vital ozone layer and the treaty that saved it!

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