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The view from COP22: frustration, uncertainty and Nordic leadership

This month’s UN conference mixed post-Paris optimism with concerns about future climate change governance Earlier this month I was given the opportunity to attend the second week of the 22nd Conference of Parties (COP22) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Marrakech, as part of the University of Sheffield and Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futures delegation. … Continue reading

29 November 2016 by
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The Coming Crisis: planetary instability

Peter Dauvergne

To solve the escalating environmental crisis the unsustainability of global wealth creation must be confronted, argues Peter Dauvergne in our new ‘coming crisis’ blog. Last year was the hottest ever recorded. And for the first time average global temperatures reached 1°C above pre-industrial times. This was but one sign in 2015 of an escalating global environmental crisis. Rivers of plastic … Continue reading

27 April 2016 by
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