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Climate Change

Geology for Society is now available in 13 European languages

This page is part of the Geology for Society publication.

The geological record contains abundant evidence of the ways in which Earth’s climate has changed in the past. That evidence is highly relevant to understanding how it may change in the future, and the likely impacts of anthropogenic carbon emissions.

policy documentJoint Learned Societies' Climate Communiqué

""In the run up to the UN Climate Change Conference COP 21 scheduled for December 2015, 24 of the UK's foremost academic institutions, including the Geological Society, have published a joint Climate Communiqué calling on governments to take immediate action to avert the serious risks posed by climate change.

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Geology for Society

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Aimed at policy and decision-makers as well as the wider public, 'Geology for Society' outlines the importance of geology to our society.