Major leadership challenges ahead

“Business-as-usual” since the Covid-19 pandemic has created this situation as described in the most recent UNEP Emissions Gap Report: “The lack of stringent emission reductions means that the...

Adaptation conversations are becoming urgent

Adaptation to extreme events is becoming an urgent conversation in many places. Take the Pearl River basin in China for example. This is a densely populated area, with some of the largest cities in...

How to prepare for a heatwave

The IRI’s seasonal forecast for the period Apr-Jun 2024 through Jul-Sep 2024 has this to say: “Regarding temperature, strongly enhanced probabilities for above-normal temperature are forecasted...

Getting ready for a world at 1.5°C of heating

This week in South Sudan all schools have been closed as the country faces an extreme heatwave: South Sudan shutters all schools as it prepares for an extreme heat wave This will unfortunately not...

Early warnings saves lives and infrastructure

Right now the instruments a providing a crystal clear signal of impacts ahead which we would ignore at our own peril. Background from the team at Berkeley Earth: "Prior to the start of 2023, the...