UN emissions warning New!
Greenhouse gas emissions hit new highs, temperature records tumble and climate impacts intensify.
UN fossil fuel warning New!
The UN warns that top fossil fuel producers plan even more extraction despite climate promises.
IEA (2023) New!
The International Energy Agency has published World Energy Outlook 2023.
Tipping points closer? New!
UN University reports that human actions are behind rapid and fundamental changes to the planet.
Warmest September New!
The world's September temperatures broke previous record highs by a huge margin.
We're falling short
PwC report that we need to decarbonise at seven times our current levels to limit warming to 1.5C.
Faster & more money
This BCG report says that the transition to net zero is going too slowly & needs more investment.
Humans and climate
How does human activity affect the climate, and is it causing a climate crisis?
Extremes of weather include intense rain and floods, and more record hot weather.
Drought caused by Climate Change is driving millions towards a ‘Raging Food Catastrophe’.
Nature & Biodiversity
What is the status of nature & biodiversity on our planet? What did COP15 achieve?
How are we progressing against world emissions targets? Will we achieve net zero by 2050?
Why is CO2 rising?
Deniers have a whole array of reasons for the rise of atmospheric CO2. But are they true?
The planet's average surface temperature has risen by about 1℃ since the late 19th century.
Many ardent climate crisis deniers reference this site, but they're mostly confused by it.
CO2 and Temperature
What is the evidence that increased atmospheric CO2 causes warming?
CO2 vs Temperature
Patrick Moore shows his true colours misleading on CO2 vs Temperature. No correlation? Really?
Water levels are rising and ocean acidification is causing long-term damage to coral reefs.
Maldives still here?
Didn't somebody say the Maldives would be underwater by now? Well no, they didn't.
Polar Ice & Glaciers
The ice at both poles is diminishing. Glaciers around the world are shrinking.
World Coal Update!
The IEA tell us that coal is the largest single source of CO2 emissions. But the world still burns more ...
How are China's emissions progressing? How much coal is it burning? Which fuels is China using most?
Are the USA's emissions increasing or decreasing? Which fuels is the USA using most?
How are India's emissions progressing? How much coal is it burning? Which fuels is India using most?
How are livelihoods being destroyed? Why should some people pay this price?
Poverty & Displacement
For millions poverty and displacement are climate change's devastating consequences.
Increased Health Risks
Climate change affects key health determinants, such as clean air and safe drinking water.
Is this how the UK wants to outsource the messy job of generating electricity?
The NSL link
Can GB always count on electricity imports from Norway? And what do we export to them?
How credible are operators' claims about the performance of their wind farms? An example.
Hornsea Two Update!
In 2022 it became the world's largest offshore wind farm. Is it supplying 1.4 million homes?
Wind variability is a huge issue in many places, and particularly in GB. How do wind supporters hide it?
Is There Enough?
What do we need? Is there enough? Can we get it in time? Who decides who pays the price?
Deep Sea Mining Update!
Deep sea mining of minerals could cause “extensive and irreversible” damage.
Should we plunder the world's resources without a mindful appraisal of the consequences?
Nickel is a key element of electric vehicles — but mining it takes a heavy environmental toll.
Lithium is crucial for the transition to renewables, but mining it is environmentally costly.
Human rights abuses continue to be ignored in the relentless quest for materials.
What progress has been made towards the UN's Sustainable Development Goals?
Those most affected by the climate crisis are often least responsible. How do we put this right?
Indigenous peoples' rights are being ignored? Why are we letting this happen?
Fossil vs Renewable?
Poorer countries need improved energy access and use. Which options will they use?
What is degrowth?
Advocates of degrowth say it's time to prioritize social and ecological wellbeing.
How is unbridled growth at odds with social well-being and environmental sustainability.