Research & Resources
3rd National Adaptation Programme: Government sets out adaptation programme to tackle climate impact
July 18, 2023
17th July 2023 The UK government has unveiled its third National Adaptation Programme (NAP3) today which sets out a strategic five-year plan to boost resilience and protect people, homes, businesses and our cultural heritage against climate change risks such as flooding, drought and heatwaves. From helping homes, schools and hospitals prevent overheating to safeguarding our food and […]
July 8, 2023
6th July 2023 Scientists have warned that these record temperatures bear the fingerprints of the climate crisis. And to make matters worse, the stars are aligning this year for many more records to be broken as El Niño, which also has a warming impact, pushes temperatures to unprecedented levels. Northwest Europe experienced record-breaking temperatures last, including the […]
May 16, 2023
April 22, 2023
New UN report highlights the scale of global climate change. Last year, records for sea level rise, glacier melt, and temperatures were broken, the World Meteorological Agency (WMO) warns in a new report.
March 29, 2023
The UK is “strikingly unprepared” to Adapt to Climate Change (Climate Change Committee)
March 20, 2023
“Scientists have delivered a “final warning” on the climate crisis, as rising greenhouse gas emissions push the world to the brink of irrevocable damage that only swift and drastic action can avert.”
Every area of UK society will feel the effects of climate change and, as global emissions continue to rise, preparing for life in a warmer world is crucial.
March 15, 2023
This is the focus of the UK Climate Resilience Programme, which is a government-backed initiative with the goal of understanding the risks the nation faces and helping people to adapt accordingly.
March 9, 2023
This is an excellent summary of why the majority of the public are not aware of how urgent and dangerous climate change is:
February 9, 2023
Report by Schumacher Institute and Seeding our Future published February 2023 showing the Risks for the UK.
April 22, 2022
Kindly shared with HEART Community Group by Cadence RoundTable
March 6, 2022
Can we survive?
March 1, 2022
Five things you should know about the latest IPCC report – Global Center on Adaptation (gca.org)
February 15, 2022
An excellent summary from Michael Dowd on “The Ten Inevitables” of Collapse.
January 29, 2022
The Climate Change Committee (CCC) today welcomes the publication of the UK Government’s assessment of the risks and opportunities facing the UK from climate change.
January 19, 2022
A really useful Summary of what was (and wasn’t) achieved at Glasgow’s COP26
June 22, 2021
The choices societies make now will determine whether our species thrives or simply survives as the 21st century unfolds, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) says in a draft report seen exclusively by AFP.
June 16, 2021
The third Risk Assessment for the UK by the Climate Change Committee
May 9, 2021
“Trajectories of the Earth System in the Anthropocene”, a recent study co-authored by Will Steffen, noted chemist, climate systems analyst, and professor of Earth System Science at Australian National University, warns of catastrophic changes to the Earth climate if current emission trends are not immediately reversed.
May 4, 2021
This is a valuable and comprehensive collection of resources on Reddit for those who would like to deepen their understanding of societal collapse in all its dimensions.
May 1, 2021
This is a clear, concise layout from Paul Ehrlich about the many measures of humanity’s damage to ecosystems and habitat around the world. This talk is part of a 2021 conference, Delivering the Human Future. Produced by The Council for the Human Future.
April 19, 2021
The 2021 Climate Security Risk Perception Survey was administered from February-March 2021 with responses from 57 global climate security experts working on these issues in the fields of defense and intelligence, climate and ecosystem change, and national security.
April 3, 2021
Just Have Another Think – from April 2021
March 22, 2021
Summary of the Climate Change Committee’s webinar 18th March 2021 Session Chair: Baroness Brown (Chair of CCC Adaptation Committee)
January 9, 2021
UN Secretary General António Guterres here gives a truly remarkable speech at Columbia University’s ‘The State of the Planet’ event in January 2021.
December 9, 2020
Exploring abrupt eco-systems collapse happening now in different parts of the world.
November 9, 2020
Climate tipping points — too risky to bet against (nature.com) Explainer: Nine ‘tipping points’ that could be triggered by climate change | Carbon Brief
August 20, 2020
Written by Dr Emily Grossman with the support of the XR Scientists community. Fact-checked and reviewed by a wide range of experts.
August 9, 2020
This graph shows that we’ve been trying to act for a while… and all our attempts to reform since the Rio Earth Summit in 1992 have coincided with a 60% increase in total greenhouse gas emissions. It’s not working!
May 9, 2020
Research paper by Graham Turner. The 1972 book Limits to Growth, which predicted our civilisation would probably collapse some time this century, has been criticised as doomsday fantasy since it was published. This research paper has found the book’s forecasts are accurate, 40 years on. If we continue to track in line with the book’s […]