Ben Shread-Hewitt is a freelance Climate Change Researcher who writes about the interactions between political systems and ecological changes. He has an MSc in Environmental Policy. Find him on Twitter and Medium
The Carboniferous Rainforest Collapse, and You
Amidst endless overlapping climate shocks, it is clear Europe’s entire civilization is optimised for an ecological baseline it is rapidly departing from.
May 15, 2023
A Stranded Society: Fossil Fuel Infrastructure in a Post-Carbon World
We need to decarbonize not just to save the world, but to save our ability to live within it.
May 4, 2023
Fantasy Acres: Will Climate Change Actually Create More Northern Farmland?
The potentials of Siberian farmlands are vastly overrated, and their risks are dangerously understated. Though the future of agriculture must adapt to overcome the challenges of climate change and avoid famine, our savior does not lie in the far north.
March 20, 2023
The End of La Niña
Climate change is already driving warming, and combined with the impact of El Niño, there stands a strong chance we will exceed the 1.5°C target.
March 16, 2023
Pandora’s Box: Anthropogenic Aerosols and Climate Change
If the warming effect of anthropogenic aerosols is predominant, this must also be factored into decarbonisation models. It adds another component of warming to an already dangerously overheating system.
January 30, 2023