Posts tagged 'climate impacts'

Fire and flood: Fallout of a broken climate

Posted in: Blog, Featured

This post is written by our guest blogger Bill McGuire. He 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. His new book is Knock Three Times: 28 Modern Folk Tales for a World in Trouble; a short-story anthology co-edited with Andrew Simms.

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Climate breakdown: Despatches from the front line

Posted in: Blog
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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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

Posted in: Blog

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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The death of hope?

Posted in: Comment
Date posted: 11 December 2018

This article was written by John Anderson and published in the Methodist Recorder. It explores the tension between hope and despair at the heart of the climate crisis, and how Christians might respond.

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What to expect from this year’s climate summit

Posted in: Comment
Date posted: 5 December 2018

As the latest UN climate conference gets underway in Poland, we run through some of the key issues to look out for. If you’re wondering what the terms ‘Just Transition’ or ‘People’s Seat’ might mean, read on…

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