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CCRM is a specialist scientific consultancy originally developed at Oxford University. We are all scientists and academics working at the forefront of climate change science and policy.
We offer technical and scientific expertise focusing on the impacts of contemporary and future climate change. CCRM's role is to help businesses, governments and NGOs understand and plan for a changing world. 

 

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CCRM CAN HELP YOUR BUSINESS

At CCRM we employ a tiered approach to decision making and climate risk assessment by offering the following services:

SCOPING STUDIES

IN-DEPTH ASSESSMENTS

DUE DILIGENCE ANALYSIS FOR THIRD PARTIES

TECHNICAL SUPPORT FOR WRITING COMPANY REPORTS

A CLIMATE CHANGE ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR BUSINESS GROUPS

climate change

Climate change is the most important issue facing humanity in the twenty first century and it will change the way we all live and work in the future.

our services

We can provide a number of services to businesses, governments and NGO's. Including climate change risk assessments, climate modelling, flood risk analysis and much more...

The Team

Meet our team of scientists and academics who are all working at the forefront of climate change science and policy. 

Contact us

Climate change will affect us all, get in touch to find out how we can help you assess climate risks and how to adjust your strategies in light of the information.

Addressing the uncertainty in climate models in Southern Africa
By Tessa Kingsley | October 18, 2019

Richard Washington’s latest paper addresses the uncertainty in climate models by looking at model biases in projecting significant drought periods in Southern Africa.  Published in the Journal of Climate, a journal of the American Meteorological Society, this will be an important paper for climate adaptation planners in the region.

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CCRM Director Stephan Harrison awarded personal chair
By Tessa Kingsley | October 8, 2019

In recognition of a long and internationally respected career in climate science, Stephan Harrison has been awarded a personal chair by the University of Exeter.  Stephan is now Professor of Climate and Environmental Science and continues his work on climate change in high mountain systems, as well as advising governments, NGOs and businesses around the…

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Professor Jasper Knight elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of South Africa
By Tessa Kingsley | October 7, 2019

CCRM associate Jasper Knight has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of South Africa.  This presigious award is recognition of Jasper’s long-term, international research record. The Society was founded in 1908 and aims to further all branches of science in South Africa. Fellows and Members must occupy senior positions in universities, research…

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New position for Dr Jo Wood
By Tessa Kingsley | September 16, 2019

Jo Wood is now a post-doctoral research fellow at the University of Exeter, working on the assessment of glacial lakes and hazards in Peru.  This is a NERC-funded project on the effect of climate change on glacier hazards and will help policy makers understand the impacts of climate change in the Peruvian Andes.  This a…

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Dr Stephan Harrison invited to speak at prestigious St Petersburg International Economic Forum
By Tessa Kingsley | June 22, 2018

CCRM Director Stephan Harrison delivered a keynote speech on climate change impacts at a multi-national panel session on the economic implications of global climate change.  Stephan was invited to speak at the conference by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and joined thousands of participants, including representatives from business communities, heads of international organizations, public…

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carbon dioxide

Levels in the atmosphere are the highest for at least a million years

temperature

16 of the 17 warmest years on record occurred since 2000

sea levels

Global sea level has risen nearly 178mm in 100 years

land ice

Greenland ice loss doubled between 1996 and 2005

“The scientific evidence is now overwhelming: climate change presents very serious global risks, and it demands an urgent global response".

Sir Nicholas Stern

“We have to face the reality of climate change. It is arguably the biggest threat we are facing today."

Baron Hague, former UK Conservative Party leader

“Climate change increasingly poses one of the biggest long-term threats to investments."

Christiana Figueres, former Executive Secretary to the UNFCCC

“The most important thing about global warming is this. Whether humans are responsible for the bulk of climate change is going to be left to the scientists, but it's all of our responsibility to leave this planet in better shape for the future generations than we found it."

Mike Huckabee, US Republican Politician

"Climate change is ... one of the greatest moral challenges of our generation"

Barack Obama

“Sustainability is here to stay or we may not be"

Niall Fitzgerald, UK CEO, Unilever

“I believe the science is in. The debate is over and the time for action is now."

Arnold Schwarzenegger

“I think climate change is the major challenge facing the world."

David Attenborough

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