Tag Archives: extreme weather

Prosperity, Security, Stability

These are anxious times. Much that we take for granted in the way the world is ordered is in flux. The brief moment when scholars talked confidently of the ‘End of History’ has passed. Change is no longer an option, … Continue reading

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Ladybird Book on climate change by Prince Charles – Sky News – 22 Jan 17

    The duty of a constitutional monarch in Britain is to advise warn and encourage, and that is exactly what he is doing with this book [on climate change]. He is advising us about a problem that we really … Continue reading

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Will flood exercises better prepare us? – Sky News – 12 Sep 16

            Sky News: The Environment agency is beginning to prepare for the winter months ahead, they are training with new barriers, pumps, vehicles and drones to test their flood responses. Well, joining me now is … Continue reading

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See Earth’s Temperature Spiral Toward 2°C

By Andrea Thompson This article was originally published on Climate Central   The steady rise of Earth’s temperature as greenhouse gases accumulate in the atmosphere and trap more and more heat is sending the planet spiraling closer to the point … Continue reading

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The End of Oil? – BBC World Service – Newshour Extra – 8 Jan16

                The drop in oil price is not doing something that a lot of people thought that it would do, when it fell that low, which is to create a big stimulus to … Continue reading

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The extraordinary weather that the country is experiencing – Sky News – 19 December 15

Sky News: Well let’s stay with that story about this extraordinary weather that the country is experiencing. We are joined now by Tom Burke, the chairman and founding director of the environmental think tank E3G. Tom thanks very much indeed for … Continue reading

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Why are we so bad at responding to floods? – Tom Burke – LBC – 28 Dec 15

                LBC: Lets speak to Tom Burke, he’s an environmentalist, and a former government adviser on the environment. Good morning Tom. Do you think that the government was warned about this or not? Tom … Continue reading

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What Paris means for fossil fuels

    As the dust settles after the historic adoption of the Paris 2015 agreement, E3G shares a short blog series exploring what Paris means to different sectors, regions and constituencies. For a long time the fossil fuel industries have … Continue reading

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WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM THE FLOODS?

      The question the government really needs to answer is why have we had so many unprecedented events in so short a space of time. A month’s rain fell in a day. This was the third time in … Continue reading

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Remarks by Mr Tom Burke CBE at the ‘Climate Change And The Courts’ Seminar – London – 1 December 2015

  Remarks by Mr Tom Burke CBE at the ‘Climate Change And The Courts’ Seminar, 70 Kingsway, London on December 1st 2015.                     I want to thank Ukela for inviting me … Continue reading

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