IPCC

Are the UN Climate Talks Enough?

Are the UN Climate Talks Enough?

December 14, 2018

As COP24 comes to a close, Greenpeace’s Cassady Craighill says advocates are pushing world leaders to do more than Paris Climate Accord demands—and to listen to frontline communities

Climate Crisis is Even More Dire Than the New IPCC Report Says

Climate Crisis is Even More Dire Than the New IPCC Report Says

October 12, 2018

The IPCC’s new report is groundbreaking, but it misses crucial points on climate tipping points and feedbacks that could make the crisis even more urgent, says Durwood Zaelke of the Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development

Author of New IPCC Report Says She Still Has Hope

Author of New IPCC Report Says She Still Has Hope

October 11, 2018

The IPCC’s new report says we could face irreversible consequences of climate change by as soon as 2030, but a coordinating lead author of the report says policymakers, businesses, and individuals can still make big changes to protect our future

Michael Mann: We Are Even Closer To Climate Disaster Than IPCC Predicts

Michael Mann: We Are Even Closer To Climate Disaster Than IPCC Predicts

October 10, 2018

A new report from the world’s leading body on climate change says we could see catastrophic global warming by 2030, and climate scientist Michael Mann says their predictions are too conservative

IPCC's New Climate Report: We Could See Irreparable Damage by 2040

IPCC’s New Climate Report: We Could See Irreparable Damage by 2040

October 8, 2018

The IPCC climate report once said a 3.6 degree F rise from the pre-industrial era could be disastrous. New research drops that threshold to 2.7 degrees F and says that the point of no-return could be as early as 2040

New UN Report Examines Challenges to Sustainable Development in a

March 5, 2018

Prof. Petra Tschakert, lead author of a new UN report, explains that climate change adaptation can undermine sustainable development

United Kingdom

September 23, 2017
A report commissioned by ‘Talk Fracking’ analyzes the latest peer-reviewed fracking science and questions a 4-year-old report that UK conservatives rely on to push through their fracking agenda

Climate Scientist: February Temperatures Consistent with Global Warming

March 5, 2017

Dr. Alan Robock says there’s an increasing frequency of strong storms, droughts and flooding; more impacts on agriculture; and rising sea levels – but the situation is not irreversible

The Politics of Going Green

July 23, 2014

PERI Co-Director Robert Pollin and Prof. Chris Williams discuss the feasibility of shifting to a green economy

Human Activity Driving Earth Towards Global Extinction Event

June 5, 2014

Dr. Terry Root & Dr. Stuart L. Pimm discuss recent research showing human beings are responsible for high extinction rates of species across the globe, and explain how we can prevent a sixth major extinction event