‘Soon the world will be unrecognisable’: is it still possible to prevent total climate meltdown?

The Guardian: Blistering heatwaves are just the start. We must accept how bad things are before we can head off global catastrophe, according to a leading UK scientist. The publication of Bill McGuire’s latest book, Hothouse Earth, could not be more timely. Appearing in the shops this week, it will be perused by sweltering customers who…

Waking the Giant: Climate Force and Geological Hazards

Bill McGuire on the influence of climate change on geological systems, the link between episodes of major climate transition and geohazards (2012). Small changes in the Earth’s crust can potentially trigger large hazards such as earthquakes and volcanoes. Bill McGuire is Professor of Geophysical & Climate Hazards at UCL. He was a member of the…

Video: The Climate, Polar Ice & Earthquakes

Dramatic Changes in Polar Ice NASA’s Waleed Abdalati oulines the situationPublished on YouTube May 22, 2013NASA Chief Scientist – Abdalati previously served NASA as Head of Cryospheric Sciences at Goddard Space Flight Center. Climate Geomorphology Will climate change cause earthquakes?Published on YouTube Feb 12, 2012Bill McGuire, author of ‘Waking the Giant: How a changing climate…