Obituary: Climate science pioneer and former IPCC chair Sir John Houghton

Cecilia Keating
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Editor of landmark IPCC reports – who famously called global warming "a weapon of mass destruction" – has passed away in his native Wales at the age of 88.

World renowned Welsh atmospheric physicist Sir John Houghton, a pioneer in climate change research credited with helping to drive concern over escalating climate risks into the mainstream, has died aged...

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