The passengers: Is warming really killing antarctic bears?

The passengers: Is warming really killing antarctic bears?

Have climate change activists chosen the wrong mascot?Steven J. Kazlowski/Alamy By Fred Pearce FOOTAGE of a poorly polar bear went viral in December. Emaciated, it stumbled across a green Arctic landscape without a speck of snow or ice in sight (see picture below). Media outlets seized on the video as an example of how climate […]

Even a small cut in global warming will help slow sea level rise

Even a small cut in global warming will help slow sea level rise

Prairie Pictures/Getty When it comes to avoiding dangerous rises in sea level, every little bit of global warming we can avoid will make a difference. In Paris in December 2015, world leaders agreed to try to limit warming to 2 °C above pre-industrial levels, and if possible keep it within 1.5 °C. While a 2 […]

Global warming to solve everything|Humor

Global warming to solve everything|Humor

The UN has today announced that a three-degree rise in temperatures around the world will, eventually, solve everything. For a start, experts have announced that Kevin Spacey can’t swim and he, therefore, will perish . The studios that house the BBC’s ‘The Week’ are in London and will soon be underwater and consequently Harriet Harman […]