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The fight against climate change: We all foot the bill for a warmer Arctic

Joseph Cook, Vice President of the UK Polar Network (UKPN) Committee argues that we all foot the bill for a warmer Arctic against climate change.
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Climate change: Science and scepticism

Peter Jansen – Principle Lecturer and sustainable business expert, London School of Business and Finance, explains the science behind climate change and the barriers preventing people and businesses from acting.
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The energy future of developing countries: Technological “leapfrogging”

José Goldemberg, Professor Emeritus, University of São Paulo, explains all we need to know about technological “leapfrogging”, a strategy to face global warming and the energy future of developing countries.
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The role of local authorities in reaching net-zero

Anthony Donoghue, Principal Engineer and Power Systems team lead at WSP, highlights what role local authorities play in reaching net-zero targets.
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Ways to characterise how ice caps and glaciers change

Martin Sharp, Professor at Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta, explains ways to characterise how ice caps and glaciers change.
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UK becomes first major economy to pass net zero emissions laws

The UK today became the first major economy to pass net zero emissions laws to end its contribution to global warming by 2050.
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Climate change: Urban transformation and the relevance of critical infrastructure

Urban transformation and the relevance of critical infrastructure is placed under the spotlight here by Prof Dr Daniela Jacob at Climate Service Centre Germany (GERICS).
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Minister told to scrap old cars to create healthier, cleaner Welsh communities

Welsh communities could be healthier and less polluted if older cars were scrapped and replaced with credits to use on buses, trains and daily car or bike hire.
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Solar heat is melting the world’s largest Antarctic ice shelf

An international team of researchers found that the largest Antarctic ice shelf is melting 10 times faster than the overall ice shelf average due to solar heating of the surrounding ocean surface.

The changing Arctic ice caps

Professor Martin Sharp, University of Alberta, explores the processes, rates and impacts of the changing Arctic ice caps due to global warming.
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What is progressive state leadership today?

Professor Richard Beardsworth, Aberystwyth University, examines what progressive state leadership is in the world of politics and how it can be implemented.
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Individual solutions for each climate change adaptation challenge

In this e-book, the Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS) sets out individual solutions for climate change adaptation challenges
Polar Science Communication

Polar science communication: From North to South

A group of seasoned experts from the UK Polar Network shed light on the wonders of polar science communication from North to South The Earth is currently experiencing rapid changes in climate, driven by the anthropogenic emission of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. The polar regions are uniquely sensitive to...
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Indigenous climate activists recognised at Bonn conference

For the first time, indigenous climate activists across the world have received special recognition for their work at the Bonn climate conference
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Changes in the Arctic and Antarctic under global warming

Yamanouchi & H. Enmoto from the National Institute of Polar Research explore the abrupt and potentially worrying changes in the Arctic today
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Science and policy in the Arctic States

Ambassador Aleksi Härkönen provides a compelling glimpse of the organisation’s efforts on climate change and pollution in the Arctic States
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Methane from cattle 11% higher than previously thought

Methane from cattle is estimated to be 11% higher than previously expected, presenting a bigger challenge in the fight against climate change
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White House denies rumours of u-turn on Paris climate agreement

Top white house officials have suggested that the US could remain in the Paris climate agreement after all, causing Trump to deny a u-turn
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Research projects to receive £3.9 million in grants for low carbon vehicles

The Niche Vehicle Network is spreading a £3.9 million grant across thirty projects hoping to research and develop low carbon vehicles
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UK joins Kigali Amendment to tackle global warming

The UK is one of the first countries to join the Kigali Amendment, a major new agreement to reduce carbon emissions and tackle global warming

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