Climates Multiple: Three Baselines, Two Tolerances, One Normal

Today, Friday 1 January, 2021, the world’s climate is re-set.  Overnight, the world will “become” about 0.5°C warmer, the UK nearly 0.7°C warmer.  This essay, published at Academia Letters, explains what is happening, and discusses its wider significance. Mike Hulme, updated 31 December, 2020 (link refreshed 12 January 2021).

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

My updated entry on the IPCC has been published (September 2020) in the International Encyclopedia of Geography (from Wiley) Abstract: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was constituted by the United Nations in 1988 to conduct periodic assessments of scientific knowledge pertaining to climate change. To date it has published five full?scale assessment reports, […]

First, Do No Harm

An Open Letter from health professionals and scientists to the Prime Minister, coordinated by the UK parents’ advocacy group ‘Us for Them: The Parent Voice’. “We the undersigned British health professionals and scientists, wish to express our serious concern...