From droughts to floods: how Eastern African countries are responding to the rising El Niño and Indian Ocean Dipole
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4M ago
The Horn of Africa looks set to go from one disaster to another as floods intensified by a rising El Niño and a positive Indian Ocean Dipole are predicted to follow a prolonged drought. We take a look at climate policies in the region and what countries are doing to prepare for compound extreme events.   ..read more
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The just transition looks different for small islands – their voices must be heard
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4M ago
The concept of a just transition is gaining momentum, yet it’s too often viewed through a developed country lens in international climate talks and discussions often ignore the links to climate justice. The unique concerns of small islands must be heard to ensure the just transition works for all.   ..read more
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A special report on system transitions would make IPCC science more actionable
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4M ago
The IPCC reporting cycle is out of step with the international climate policy process. A special report on system transitions could help make IPCC science more actionable.   ..read more
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G20 renewables target is no substitute for a clear fossil fuel phase out
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6M ago
The G20's new target of tripling renewables by 2030 is welcome, but the world will only meet its climate goals if this is coupled with a fossil fuel phaseout.   ..read more
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Overshoot Commission’s veneer of neutrality is solar radiation modification PR by stealth
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6M ago
Calls for a moratorium on solar radiation modification (SRM) today by the Overshoot Commission seem sensible – such sun-blocking technologies are highly risky. Yet in the same breath, the Commission appears to encourage moratorium-busting SRM testing, begging the question – is their new report a trojan horse?   ..read more
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Loss and damage: two options in play for fund’s makeup
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6M ago
There are currently two options on the table for the loss and damage fund’s structure – ‘programmatic’ and ‘responsive’. We reflect on the pros and cons of each.   ..read more
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El Niño is contributing to the hottest temperatures ever recorded – what does this mean for the Paris Agreement’s 1.5°C limit?
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7M ago
Extreme weather is raging across the Northern Hemisphere. Our experts explain the implications of the emerging El Niño for our changing climate.   ..read more
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Climate models underestimate food security risk from ‘compound’ extreme weather
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8M ago
Weather and climate extremes, such as prolonged drought, heavy rainfall and heatwaves, can lead to harvest failures. In our latest paper, we highlight factors that can lead to low crop yields in several breadbasket regions simultaneously.   ..read more
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What the new IMO climate targets mean for shipping emissions
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8M ago
The IMO has agreed new 2030 and 2050 climate targets for the shipping sector. We take a look at what this means for shipping emissions.   ..read more
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Second Glasgow Dialogue: lessons from latest Committee meeting on loss and damage finance
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9M ago
Key takeaways from the Transitional Committee’s second meeting on operationalising the new loss and damage fund and funding arrangements.   ..read more
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