Climate change – what’s in a number?
In the challenging environment of climate change information, the dilemma is which not-so-beautiful set of numbers to pay attention to.
The numbers of climate change and COP26 on The Future, This Week
This week: all the numbers of climate change and what they mean from the COP26 in Glasgow, with our expert Professor Christopher Wright.
Are temperatures rising in a nonlinear way?
Recent catastrophes could indicate the climate system has crossed a dangerous threshold.
Weathering the perfect storm of container shipping on The Future, This Week
This week: COVID, climate and containers: how the world weathers the global logistics crisis.
Town closer to North Pole than equator hits 49.6ºC
What's the verdict as unusual weather patterns become more common?
Cities are on the frontline of climate change – prepare or perish
More than 800 million people could be affected by coastal flooding, how are cities adapting?
The impending apocalypse happening in plain sight: a response to the latest IPCC report
Is the roadmap to net zero emissions afflicted by the politics of predatory delay?
More than nudges are needed to save the world from climate change
What is needed to avert climate change? Professor Richard H. Thaler says nudges aren't the only solution.
#BreakUpBigChicken on The Future, This Week
This week: we’re back and what does #BreakUpBigTech have to do with your chicken?
Human progress is no excuse to destroy nature. A push to make ‘ecocide’ a global crime must recognise this fundamental truth
The push for a new environmental crime has attracted high-profile backers including Emmanuel Macron, Pope Francis and Greta Thunberg. But we must get the details right.
A tale of two megacities
Cities with affluent residents – and corresponding high consumption lifestyles, account for the largest carbon footprints.
Degrowth – the promising climate change strategy no politician wants to handle?
Should we focus on deep social change rather than technological solutions to climate change?