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Can Venice be sustained as a living city for its residents
In Australia, the 2019/2020 fire season has seen abnormally high temperatures and vast wildfires
We speak to Dr Christine Eriksen, a social geographer at the University of Wollongong
The purpose of this module is to explore some of the links between the disciplines of geography and science through three topical flashpoints: swine flu, earthquakes and climate change
How do we talk about environmental risk? Who do we blame when things go wrong?
What is dust? How does it get into the atmosphere and shape our climate? Dr Rob Bryant from the Department of Geography at the University of Sheffield joined us to discuss.
An overview of the El Nino effect and its impacts upon development
What can the Stern Review tell us about our future in the face of climate change?
Oxfam helps people to understand and adapt to the changes they are facing, and to reduce risks from hazards
Vulnerability and Accountability – why is the UK helping Bangladesh adapt to climate change?
Peru is regularly affected by El Niño and La Niña currents
By 2050 1.2 million more people are expected to be put at risk of pluvial flooding due to climate change and urban population growth
Are changing rainfall patterns putting the UK at greater risk of flooding?
Why did it get so cold in North America?
The linked issues of water supply and climate change have been in the news, following the UK’s extreme winter weather of 2013-14.
This section contains a selection of teaching resources that were produced by the Met Office education team for Key Stage Five (ages 16 - 18)
The purpose of this unit of work is to introduce students to a fascinating area of physical geography: glacial environments
The purpose of this module is to explore the climates of today and predict the climates of the future
In January 2014 new research revealed that Pine Island Glacier in Antarctica was much more susceptible to climate change and ocean variability than previously thought
This research analyses glacial retreat in the Turgen Mountains, northwestern Mongolia.
Why 59 dams may help to ease China's potential water security issues
Who are banning plastic bags - and why?
How are climate change and new ocean laws affecting global patterns of resource ownership?
Population growth, rising affluence, energy policy and climate change – these are the “four corners” of the food crisis.
What will be the effects of climate change on the world's wine regions?
The Copenhagen Conference is underway, but 2009 has already been an eventful year
How can the Quaternary Period help us relate to the present?
CO2 is being pumped into a Staffordshire forests by scientists from the University of Birmingham. Why? To explore the effects of increased greenhouse gas emissions as a result of climate change
Small island developing states (SIDS) are mainly small isolated islands whose communities are commonly understood to be among the first places that will be very seriously affected by climate change
Is Antarctic ice melting faster? Is the world getting warmer? Is the world changing for the worse? Will we be eating jellyfish and chips?
Between July 2011 and July 2012, a series of extreme weather events left many people asking: is there a link with climate change? And what progress are we making in tackling climate change?
Dr Ewan Woodley is a Lecturer in Geography at the University of Exeter
Dr George Adamson is a Lecturer in Geography at Kings College London
Daniel Morchain is a Global Advisor for climate change adaption at Oxfam.
Alan Werrity, Professor in Geography, University of Dundee
The ‘Grand Alpine Tour’, undertaken in the summer of 2014, encompassed a six thousand mile journey through some of the Alps’ toughest terrain
Poor air quality is a global problem but do we recognise its extent both spatially and in terms of the number of people affected
We will need 70% more food to be produced to cope with the massive expansion of urban living, the rise of the middle classes, climate change and resource scarcity
Our way of life is placing an increasing burden on the planet, but how realistic are visions of a sustainable future?
Whilst geo-engineering is not a solution to climate change, the question of whether it can be an effective means to delay the impacts of climate changed, is now being asked
As our awareness of climate change grows, the issue of carbon, and more importantly low carbon energy, is very much a challenge
Deforestation has been on the global political and social agenda for a number of decades, but it is only now with the link between deforestation and climate change that there is new awareness
Flood, drought and heat wave: these are the three major natural threats that threaten London
Climate change resources for Key Stage Three (ages 11 - 14)
Climate change resources for Key Stage Five (ages 16 - 18)
Useful words associated with climate change
Alex Nickson talks about flood preparation and resilience in cities across the world
Professor Alun Hubbard tells us about his research in Greenland, looking specifically at glacial melt and retreat
Written by Dr Liz McGrath (Meteorologist, Weatherzone) and Dr Sylvia Knight (Head of Education, Royal Meteorological Society)
Climate4classrooms provides curriculum linked teaching resources about climate change for pupils
How can climate variation be used to make predictions on climate change? Investigating El Niño and the Galapagos Islands
School Member Lecture, 25 January 2017
In this podcast Dr Ann Rowan joins us to discuss how glacier surfaces evolve over time.
In this podcast we discuss geopolitics and the role of Russia as an influential climate actor.
We talk about 1979 to 1989 'The Decade We Could Have Stopped Climate Change'
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