Mark Lynas

Mark Lynas

Mark Lynas is one of the leading voices in the climate change debate in the UK. He has worked full-time on the issue since 2000. Lynas was the climate change advisor to Mohamed Nasheed, former President of the Maldives.

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Wednesday, November 04, 2015
The Petro Dictatorship: Who Benefits From Keeping Ousted President of Maldives in Jail?
With the recent judgement of the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention that the jailing of former President Nasheed of the Maldives is indeed illegal under international law, it is becoming clear that there is more to the continued detention of this climate change and democracy hero than the mere...
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Thursday, August 07, 2008
Climate Change Catastrophe by Degrees
Unfortunately, Professor Bob Watson is not speaking out of turn in telling the world to prepare for four degrees of global warming. "Mitigate for two degrees; adapt for four" has long been the catchphrase among climate negotiators and campaigners. Translated, that means: try to reduce emissions to...
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Friday, August 01, 2008
The Climate Change Clock is Ticking
The UK is in denial about its real carbon emissions, suggests a report from the Stockholm Environment Institute . The academics conclude that if "outsourced" emissions produced in countries like China on goods which are imported into the UK are included in our total carbon footprint, this country's...
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