In 2015, world leaders at COP21 committed to a 1.5°C target for global warming by 2050. To stay on course, science tells us that we must reduce our carbon emissions…Read More >
Dr Sarah Duddigan at the University of Reading is working alongside scientists across the globe who are using tea bags to help predict future changes in climate. They’re not reading…Read More >
When the World Climate Research Programme launched their My Climate Risk Lighthouse Activity, the Walker Institute was a natural choice to be one of the 12 original regional hubs in…Read More >
Commercial companies are increasingly becoming involved in transporting astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS), as well as other activities in orbit. Some, such as Houston-based Axiom Space, eventually want…Read More >
Urban areas are home to an increasingly large proportion of the world’s population, with more people living in cities than rural areas since 2007. These large population densities mean more…Read More >
Storm Ciarán made landfall in southern regions of the UK during the evening of November 1, 2023. The UK’s Met Office issued amber weather warnings for November 2 in specific areas in…Read More >
Earth is warming and the signs of climate change are everywhere. We’ve seen it in the past few weeks as temperatures hit record highs around the world – both in…Read More >
Although burning fossil fuels has enabled society to develop and flourish, we are now experiencing the unintended side effects.
UK weather has recently been characterised by large swings between wet and dry periods; and these periods are growing as the climate warms.
For large parts of England the last time June was this hot was in 1846 – almost 180 years ago.