Climate Change FAQS
Explore the links below provided by the Grantham Institute for Climate Change and Environment at Imperial College London.
These are produced in collaboration with their sister institute at Grantham LSE (London School of Economics), bringing together expert knowledge on climate science, economics and politics to answer commonly asked questions on the causes and impacts of – and solutions to – climate change.
Humans are changing the planet's climate and causing the global average temperature to rise. How to scientists know this is happening and what exactly causes it?
Does tackling climate change stop countries developing? What is a 'just transition'? Why do people talk about an 'ethical obligation' to act on climate change?