European Climate Change Adaptation Conference 2017

HELIX, with its sister projects IMPRESSIONS and RISES-AM are the scientific organisers of this year’s ECCA2017, 5-9 June in Glasgow.ECCA2017 is the third biannual gathering of climate scientists who are assessing impacts of climate change and adaptation, which means that Glasgow will have about 800 climate scientists in town. In addition to curating the content […]

Art engages people with climate change

Art engages people with climate change – our film

HELIX sponsored a major climate change communication event to engage the general public, seen by nearly 26k people. Respond: Climate Change was a unique exhibition in October 2017, bringing together four contemporary artists to explore the issue of climate change, in a very public space, at The Forum, during the fiurst Norwich Science Festival The […]

The hottest month in history

Under high-end scenarios, our regional temperature increase could be between 3.7°C and 5.7°C, writes Professor Saiful Islam of the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), writing for the Dhaka Tribune with Meraz Mostafa. The hottest month in history

1st Annual Meeting: Presentations

PowerPoint slides from all presentations at the 1st Annual Meeting are available below: Work Package 1 – Stakeholder engagement & Communication Work Package 2 – Specific Warming Levels Work Package 3 – High resolution Specific Warming Level timeslices Work Package 4 – Global Biophysical Impacts Work Package 5 – Global-scale assessment of socio-economic impacts (JRC, Ignazio […]

Crops growing. Winterhaven, California, United States.

Harvests in the US to suffer from climate change

Some of the most important crops risk substantial damage from rising temperatures. To better assess how climate change caused by human greenhouse gas emissions will likely impact wheat, maize and soybean, an international team of scientists now ran an unprecedentedly comprehensive set of computer simulations of US crop yields. The simulations were shown to reproduce […]

We’ve made a list of our recent publications

We think this a good list for a research project that is now half-way through. These are publications from authors who work within HELIX. For publications arising from HELIX funding, please see If you cannot access any of these titles, the author will be happy to send you a copy. 2016 N. W. Arnell, S. Brown, […]