Climate Change

IPCC Report: We Must Phase Out Fossil Fuels by 2100

On 2nd November 2014, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)—the world body for assessing the science related to climate change—released the final component of its Fifth Assessment Report, the Systhesis Report in Copenhagen, Denmark. More…

Climate Change and Ozone Layer Erosion

In the 1970s and 80s, people around the world grew increasingly alarmed as research revealed that chemicals we were producing, such as
chlorofluorocarbon (CFC), used in refrigeration, had started destroying the crucial ozone layer, high up in the atmosphere, that protects us from the sun’s harmful UV radiation. More…