Although burning fossil fuels has enabled society to develop and flourish, we are now experiencing the unintended side effects.
An article recently published in Environmental Science & Policy suggests that current economic approaches to addressing environmental and health issues in the European Union suffer from a lack of imagination,…Read More >
To celebrate Earth Day on 22 April 2023, we are inviting staff to share their own poems on the theme of ‘re-imagining our world’ and climate research at the University.
Sleeping at the height of summer can sometimes feel impossible. And with gruelling heatwaves becoming more common, the nights can be sweltering, with no cooling breeze to relieve the discomfort. At…Read More >
With our planet heating up, we all need help coping with increasing temperatures in our day-to-day lives. The UK provisionally recorded its highest ever temperature, 40.3℃, on July 19 2022, and records…Read More >
My schedule last week was rather awry. Over four days I took part in a meeting of 50 or so climate scientists from around the world. Because of the need…Read More >
So, you’ve stocked the freezer with ice cubes, shut the windows and curtains, and cancelled your exercise class, are you now fully prepared for the extreme heatwave? Of course, there’s…Read More >
The UK has experienced its hottest day on record, as provisional data showed the temperature soared to 40.3°C at Coningsby in Lincolnshire. This surpassed the previous record of 38.7°C set in Cambridge…Read More >
We spend most of the year complaining that Britain is too cold and wet but gripe with just as much enthusiasm about the heat. Although moaning about the weather is…Read More >
A London weather record was broken recently making for an exceptionally crisp, clear winter day – but you probably didn’t notice it, explains Professor Stephen Burt in a recent post…Read More >