Climate change is real, is caused by humans, and requires urgent action.
Allen MR, Frame DJ, Huntingford C et al. Warming caused by cumulative carbon emissions towards the trillionth tonne. Nature 2009; 458: 1163-6.
Meinshausen M, Meinshausen N, Hare W et al. Greenhouse-gas emission targets for limiting global warming to 2 degrees C. Nature 2009; 458: 1158-62.
Climate change is having a significant impact on public health which is likely to worsen. Find out more »
There are also likely to be substantial economic consequences of climate change.
The Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change. Read more »
AAGBI at the forefront
The AAGBI, amongst professional bodies, is in the forefront of reducing the environmental impact of anaesthesia. Find out more »
Climate skepticism remains about both the degree of climate change and humankind’s role in causing it, but such doubt is supported by little, if any, valid peer-reviewed publication. A selective, but informative, criticism of climate skeptics’ arguments may be found here: ‘How to talk to a climate sceptic‘
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