Lord Stern’s climate change warning: warmer and wetter UK ‘not a coincidence’

Blue and Green: The record-breaking weather and severe flooding currently affecting many areas of the UK are part of an escalating trend, a leading economist and expert on climate change has warned. Writing for the Guardian Lord Stern, the chair of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics, describes the possible consequences of ignoring this pattern. “Four of the five wettest years recorded in the UK have occurred from the year 2000 onwards. Over......

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