Art engages people with climate change

Art engages people with climate change – our film

HELIX sponsored a major climate change communication event to engage the general public, seen by nearly 26k people. Respond: Climate Change was a unique exhibition in October 2017, bringing together four contemporary artists to explore the issue of climate change, in a very public space, at The Forum, during the fiurst Norwich Science Festival The […]

The hottest month in history

Under high-end scenarios, our regional temperature increase could be between 3.7°C and 5.7°C, writes Professor Saiful Islam of the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), writing for the Dhaka Tribune with Meraz Mostafa. The hottest month in history

We’ve made a list of our recent publications

We think this a good list for a research project that is now half-way through. These are publications from authors who work within HELIX. For publications arising from HELIX funding, please see If you cannot access any of these titles, the author will be happy to send you a copy. 2016 N. W. Arnell, S. Brown, […]

Communicating climate science @CORDEX 2016

`You are all climate communication heroes!’, with this statement Asher Minns started the Early Career Scientists side-event on science communication during the ICRC-CORDEX conference held in Stockholm, Sweden from 17th-20th of May 2016 ( Asher Minns, specialist in science communication and working at the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research at the University of East-Anglia, and lead […]

The long and short of 1.5oC

by Professor Richard Betts, University of Exeter and Met Office Hadley Centre The Paris Agreement aims to limit global warming to well below 2°C above pre-industrial, and to ‘pursue efforts’ to stay below 1.5°C.  But last year, global temperature was more than 1°C above pre-industrial, and climate simulations indicate that the first individual year at 1.5°C could potentially occur […]