Climate Change Articles

Laurie Dalton12/12/20201875 min read

More climate pledges: UK and EU announce targets before 2021

Just as 2020 comes to a close, more climate pledges have been announced across Europe setting ambitious targets for 2030. But are they enough to meet the landmark Paris Agreement?
Valentina Gomez27/11/20203686 min read

Hurricane Iota and the dire consequences for Caribbean nations

Hurricane Iota; the strongest hurricane many Caribbean countries have ever experienced generated huge destruction. Read here to find out more.
James Heyward27/11/20203347 min read

Indigenous Knowledge and the Diversification of Climate Change Research

Indigenous groups are often marginalized within Climate Change discourse yet they offer unique ways of adaptation. How can we incorporate indigenous knowledge into research and help amplify the voices of the unheard?
Laurie Dalton24/11/20201954 min read

US climate policy: Historical new cabinet role for climate

A historical new role for John Kerry in Joe Biden’s cabinet places climate change front and centre for US climate policy.
Laurie Dalton08/11/20205915 min read

What Joe Biden means for Climate Change

With the meandering US presidential election ending in victory for Biden, what exactly does it mean for climate policy and climate change in the US?
James Heyward05/11/20202536 min read

Climate Justice in The South Pacific: Why Treating Pacific Islanders as Victims Is Problematic

Rising sea levels pose a huge threat to many island nations in the South Pacific with their very way of life at risk. But why might our portrayal of these nations as climate change ‘victims’ be considered problematic? In what ways can ‘Climate Justice’ be achieved for the South Pacific?
Laurie Dalton29/10/20201694 min read

Aggressive Californian Forest Fires Continue

2020 was already a record-breaking year for Californian forest fires so surely there are no more to come this year?
James Heyward23/10/20202146 min read

Amphan and COVID-19 in The Bay of Bengal: A Warning For The Future?

In May 2020, Supercyclone Amphan hit Bengal in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Further exploitation of the natural environment means that Bengal is unlikely to be the last victim of these ‘double-disasters’.