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Jeremy Leggett

Opinion Jeremy Leggett 1 December 2014

Who’s for the 5 per cent club?

At the UN climate summit in New York in September, key nations took steps forward in relation to global warming. Many major corporations went well beyond greenwash. People took to the streets in hundreds of …

Analysis Jeremy Leggett 15 November 2013

Waking up to risk taking in the global energy system

The long-awaited fifth IPCC scientific assessment of climate change poses society with big questions, once again, about how to handle high-consequence but slow-burning risks. We have a worrying collective tendency to be blind to the …