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Flooding in Bristol

The effects of a changing climate affect us all. Pictures taken by hydrologist Jim Freer on 21 November 2012 at Whiteladies Road in Bristol.

'Bleeting' on about climate change

Blogging the tweets ('bleeting') received from our Annual Lecture with Kevin AndersonBy Amanda Woodman-Hardy This week we held our Annual Lecture with special guest Kevin Anderson from the Tyndall Centre at the University of Manchester. As I was helping out at the event, I didn’t get to see all of it (I’ll be watching it online when the video is posted) so I thought instead I would share with you some of the tweets and comments received from members of the public who attended the event. We handed out postcards on the night with two sides, one asking what had inspired you this evening and the other side asking what will you do as a result? We had a very diverse audience with people from government, charities and NGOs, education, health, and sustainability organisations. This lead to some very diverse responses. Some were interesting, relevant and empowering. Others were depressing, shocking or hopeless. This in itself shows the problems that we face in communicating clima…