The Conversation featured article: Hothouse Earth: here’s what the science actually does – and doesn’t – say

A new scientific paper proposing a scenario of unstoppable climate change has gone viral, thanks to its evocative description of a “Hothouse Earth”. Richard Betts analyses its content. Much of the media coverage suggests that we face an imminent and unavoidable extreme climate catastrophe. But as a climate scientist who has carried out similar research myself, […]

HELIX members to contribute to all IPCC 6th Assessment Report Working Groups

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has invited more than 700 experts from 90 countries to participate in the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) as Coordinating Lead Authors, Lead Authors and Review Editors.  The Report will inform policymakers, international climate negotiators and other stakeholders about the latest knowledge on all aspects of climate change.   The bureaux […]

Four years of research. Video message from Andrea Tilche to the HELIX project

Andrea Tilche, Head of Unit, Climate Action and Earth Observations, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation at the European Commission addresses HELIX scientists. HELIX partners met earlier this month to present the results of their interdisciplinary research on high end climate impacts and extremes. Andrea Tilche emphasises the role of HELIX and its sister projects IMPRESSIONS and RISES-AM in […]