July 2017 – vol. 110, issue 7, pp 388–404 By James Pearce-Higgins The Bernard Tucker Memorial Lecture The subject of climate change is much discussed, and can polarise opinion like few other scientific issues. If the predictions from climate modelling become reality, then the world will change significantly, placing additional pressure on the biodiversity with which we share this planet. Estimates of the percentage of the world’s bird s... This article is only available to registered users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.