Climate Change Impossible is not a fact, it’s an attitude, and momentum towards a climate-safe future is now unstoppable. We must avoid distraction: keep our eyes on the road to go further, faster, together.
Climate Change Projected climate change impacts of rising temperatures, urban heat island effects, extreme weather events and systematic changes in weather patterns raises alarming questions about the resilience of our built assets.
Climate Change The recent elections have had a sobering effect on expectations regarding US federal actions on climate change, although true to form, President-elect Trump seems to be changing positions on the hoof as he trots along.
Climate Change The UK’s progress on carbon reduction has been encouraging, but it will need a concerted effort to reach the ambitious goals of a 57 per cent reduction in CO2 emissions by 2030, and 80 per cent by 2050, that are set by the Climate Change Act and consistent with last year’s Paris Agreement.
Climate Change In December 2015, transport, communication, electricity and even the emergency services were brought to a standstill when floods hit Yorkshire – it was a wakeup call to the UK about the inadequacy of its infrastructure in the light of extreme weather and climate change.
Climate Change The landmark Paris climate treaty is an encouraging step in the global fight against climate change, but governments and industry leaders now need to show real action, as the risks for businesses are rising.
Antibiotic Resistance In an important milestone, at the G20 meeting in Hangzhou in September 2016, world leaders discussed the serious danger to public health, growth and global economic stability posed by antimicrobial resistance (AMR).
Antibiotic Resistance Antimicrobial resistance is an international problem that knows no boundaries. Tackling the issue requires a willingness to take a global vision for change and translate it into localised action.