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Climate breakdown: Despatches from the front line

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Date posted: 18 October 2019

This post is written by our guest blogger Bill McGuire. Bill McGuire is Professor Emeritus of Geophysical & Climate Hazards at UCL and author of Waking the Giant: How a Changing Climate Triggers Earthquakes, Tsunamis and Volcanic Eruptions. He was a contributor to the IPCC 2012 report on Climate Change & Extreme Events and Disasters.

The battle against climate breakdown is being fought across the planet, from the wildfire-ravaged bush of Australia and California, to the hurricane-lashed Bahamas and monsoon-swamped India. But the front line in this intensifying battle is, without doubt, to be found where the land meets the sea. Here, in the coastal zone, are located many – if not most – of the world’s great cities and countless smaller communities. Close to 700 million people in all.

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‘Once in a Lifetime: Climate Justice Summit’, Cambridge 23-25 September 2019

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by Nicky Bull (Chair of Trustees, Operation Noah)

I was fortunate enough to be able to attend ‘Once in a Lifetime’ for two days in September. Organised jointly by Amos Trust and A Rocha UK, it brought together a wide range of people to explore how churches, Christians and other people of faith can play a greater role in addressing climate change with justice, to accelerate a ‘just transition’ to a low-carbon world.

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Operation Noah supports the Global Climate Strike

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Date posted: 27 September 2019

Operation Noah supporters, board members and staff members joined the striking students in the streets of UK cities on Friday.

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America – The Mother Of All Storms Is Coming

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This post is written by our guest blogger Bill McGuire. Bill McGuire is Professor Emeritus of Geophysical & Climate Hazards at UCL and author of Waking the Giant: How a Changing Climate Triggers Earthquakes, Tsunamis and Volcanic Eruptions. He was a contributor to the IPCC 2012 report on Climate Change & Extreme Events and Disasters.

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An Alarmist’s Guide To Climate Change

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This post is written by our guest blogger Bill McGuire. Bill is Professor Emeritus of Geophysical and Climate Hazards at University College London. He has written a number of books, including Waking the Giant: How a Changing Climate Triggers Earthquakes, Tsunamis and Volcanoes; which ranked at number five in The Guardian’s Top 10 ‘eco’ books.

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