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Joe Dunckley / shutterstock Stephen Hall, University of Leeds and Jeffrey Hardy, Imperial College London To fight climate change and meet the Paris Agreement targets the world will need to rapidly switch from fossil fuels to renewable or nuclear energy. According to the International Energy Agency, this will require up...

shutterstock. Martyn Chipperfield, University of Leeds The 1987 treaty that stopped the pollution causing a hole in the ozone layer is rightly seen as a major success story. It’s arguably the most successful international environmental agreement ever. It’s true that, 30 years on from the signing of the Montreal Protocol,...

What happens when a bunch of scientists decide to chat with people on the street about climate change? A pretty valuable public engagement event, that’s what  – probably more so for the climate scientists themselves than for the people with whom they interact. People who are prepared to stop and...

Looking out of my office window onto a cold, windy February morning, I understand how such weather can make some people wonder how these conditions can be consistent with global warming. The British weather has always been a hot topic of conversation, indeed weather at either end of the scale — scorching...