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Heat pump subsidy: expert comment

Dr Jonathan Clarke from Warwick's Centre for Global Sustainable Development comments on the announcement that the UK government will subsidise homeowners to replace gas boilers with heat pumps.

Tue 19 Oct 2021, 15:32 | Tags: Politics, Housing, environment, Climate change, Policy, climate, COP26

COP26 is a useful exercise in getting countries to commit to targets: Caroline Kuzemko

Dr Caroline Kuzemko from PAIS on US climate envoy John Kerry's 'last best hope' comment

Most fossil fuels will need to remain underground: comments from Warwick experts

A new paper in the journal Nature argues that most fossil fuels, such as oil, gas and coal, will need to remain in the ground if we are to meet the target of keeping global temperature rise to 1.5C. Professor Michael Bradshaw of Warwick Business School and Dr Caroline Kuzemko of Politics and International Studies give their expert view on the conclusions below.

Extreme weather in the US a reminder of the vulnerability of our cities: Dr Jonathan Clarke

A state of emergency has been declared in New York and New Jersey, at the north-eastern United States experiences flash-flooding and tornadoes as a result of Storm Ida. Dr Jonathan Clarke from Global Sustainable Development at the University of Warwick explains how our cities are particularly vulnerable to the increasing effects of extreme weather.

Should we prepare for a future of constant climate risks? Morten Fibieger Byskov

The number of weather-related disasters has increased five-fold over the last half century, according to the World Meteorological Society, and scientists say that the cause is climate change. Dr Morten Fibieger Byskov, from the Department of Politics and International Studies, shares his thoughts.

Wed 01 Sep 2021, 11:59 | Tags: Climate change, Poltics and International Studies, climate

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