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Climate crisis

In the run-up to COP26, much of the conversation has dealt with predictions about the future and forthcoming pledges for more decisive action: carbon neutral by 2030, net zero by…

Code red

Due to our climate emergency, we are leaving an increasingly hostile climate to our children and grand-children. Last week, UNICEF reported how one billion children are already at “extremely high…

Apocalypse soon?

IT’S hardly a coincidence that the sixth assessment of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) arrives amid copious evidence of the catastrophes propelled by environmental degradation. A vast Greek…

Code red for humanity

The UN’s ‘Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’ (IPCC) has launched its Sixth Assessment Report (AR6), with the aim to provide a comprehensive assessment of the physical science of climate change.…

Tipping point

One of the best-known features of the Amazon rainforest is that it is, well, wet. But increasingly researchers are wondering how much longer that will be true. About three decades…