The jet stream is responsible for what kind of weather we experience and its behaviour is changing. Dr Jennifer Francis, a research professor at Rutgers University’s Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, explains how a combination of… Read More »The weather we rely on for agriculture is only going to get worse
This session was recorded at COP23 in Bonn. Kevin Anderson is the Deputy Director of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research in Manchester UK.
Dr Saleemul Huq: “They are making profits by killing people… so tax them! Let’s put a Loss and Damage levy on them”
Dr Saleemul Huq is Director International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD) at the Independent University, Bangladesh. In this short interview, Dr Huq talks about his work and explains how those most vulnerable to… Read More »Dr Saleemul Huq: “They are making profits by killing people… so tax them! Let’s put a Loss and Damage levy on them”
UK Financial Analyst and CarbonTracker CEO, Anthony Hobley, says the Paris Agreement “just makes financial sense”
UK based Carbon Tracker Initiative has played a key role in showing big businesses, including fossil fuel companies, a route out of the business as usual high CO2 emitting path that is driving humanity towards… Read More »UK Financial Analyst and CarbonTracker CEO, Anthony Hobley, says the Paris Agreement “just makes financial sense”
World Food Programme Head of Climate Risk Gernot Laganda: Additional 38m hungry from climate impacts
Gernot Laganda is the Head of Climate Risk and impact prevention at the World Food Programme. After steadily declining for over a decade, global hunger is on the rise again, affecting 815 million people in 2016,… Read More »World Food Programme Head of Climate Risk Gernot Laganda: Additional 38m hungry from climate impacts
Dr Hugh Hunt is a Reader in Engineering Dynamics at the University of Cambridge and a cofounder of the Cambridge Climate Lecture Series. Professor Kevin Anderson is Deputy Director of the Tyndal Centre for Climate… Read More »Professor Kevin Anderson & Dr Hugh Hunt discuss responses to climate change at #COP23
Saturday 11th of November – 15:45–16:45 (Fiji Pavilion) COP23 Endorsed Event Finance flows to Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD+) need to scale up significantly to deliver on the Paris Agreement. However, private sector… Read More »Rebuilding trust in REDD+ to scale up Finance – COP23
James Hansen is making his second visit to the UNFCCC Conference of the Parties, COP23 in Bonn to declare that the Paris Agreement “ambition” is a “hoax”. Meet the man still raising the climate alarm.… Read More »James Hansen at COP23: The voice of dissent
Former UNFCCC Executive Secretary, Christiana Figueres, says that business must lead the way to Zero Emissions but is this pie in the sky? Nick Breeze: As noble an effort as it is, should we be calling… Read More »Christiana Figueres: Is Mission Possible impossible?
Polar researcher Professor Peter Wadhams has been visiting the Arctic and Antarctic regions for over 40 years and was known by former British Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher, as “The Ice Man”. Now, here at COP22,… Read More »Professor Peter Wadhams: A Farewell To Ice
AS we arrived in Marrakech for the first COP in the wake of the Paris Agreement, the news of the election of President Donald Trump rips through the mood of enthusiasm of attendees. The realisation… Read More »Secretary Of State John Kerry at COP22: Time Is Not On Our Side
Filmed at COP22 in Marrakesh, Morocco, this press conference features experts in the fields of engineering and climate governance research. This conversation explores the difficulties in discussing the complex subject of geoengineering, whilst also challenging… Read More »Climate Geoengineering and its Governance COP22, UNFCCC
Speakers: Sir David King, Foreign and Commonwealth Office Climate Change Envoy, and former Chief Scientific Advisor to the UK GovernmentJosue Tanaka, Managing Director at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)Jeff Seabright, Chief Sustainability… Read More »The Road from COP21 – Stepping stones between the COP’s
Featuring:Naomi Klein, Author and activistChristiana Figueres, UNFCCC Secretary GeneralKate Cahoon, GenderCCAlyssa Johl, Centre for International Environmental Law (CIEL)Jannie Staffansson, Saami Council Hugh Hunt, University of Cambridge, UKKevin Anderson, Manchster University, Deputy Dir. of Tyndall Centre for… Read More »COP21: Political Shortfall & The Role of Civil Society [Part 2]
Featuring:Caroline Lucas, British Member of ParliamentSaleemul Huq, Senior Fellow at the International Institute for Environment & Development (IIED)Kevin Anderson, Deputy Director of Tyndall Centre for Climate Change & Professor at University of Manchester, UKJason Box, professor… Read More »1.5ºC – A New Boundary For Global Warming?
Activist and author, Naomi Klein, is speaking here at a side event during the COP21 in Paris (Dec ’15), about some key issues that are defining the challenges of our age: Climate science must be… Read More »Naomi Klein on the role of civil society and the need to pressure our leaders
Transcript: One myth we are dispelling is that we have to choose between development and carbon emissions and that myth I think we are increasingly dispelling. The myth we are dispelling is that it is… Read More »Christiana Figueres: a very important strategic moment to begin to bring down fossil fuel subsidies
Our current carbon pollution rate is taking us towards a planet that is on average 4ºC warmer than today with regional variations far exceeding this and changes to the natural world that will be so… Read More »Climate Justice? Let them eat cake! Professor Kevin Anderson & Dr Hugh Hunt