Low growth in global carbon emissions continues for third successive year

14th November, 2016

Global carbon emissions from burning fossil fuels did not grow in 2015 and are projected to rise only slightly in 2016, marking three years of almost no growth, according to researchers at the Tyndall Centre, University of East Anglia (UEA) and the Global Carbon Project.

The projected rise of only 0.2% for 2016 marks a clear break from the rapid emissions growth of 2.3% per year in the decade to 2013, with just 0.7 per cent growth seen in 2014.

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Brexit: key risks and opportunities for the environment and climate change

23rd September, 2016

The UK's current legal commitment to tackle climate change is unaffected for now, but a Brexit raises significant questions about how the UK will work with the EU to decarbonise society post Paris Agreement and adapt to climate change.

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First major international conference to discuss the science behind the 1.5 °C climate goal starts today

23rd September, 2016

The University of Oxford’s Environmental Change Institute (ECI) will host a conference attended by over 200 scientists, policymakers and business people. Findings will contribute to a Special Report on 1.5 degrees that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will produce in 2018.

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Tyndall Newcastle and UEA authors lead on new report of climate change risks to UK

13th July, 2016

The ‘UK Climate Change Risk Assessment Evidence Report’ reveals that the impacts of climate change are already being felt in the UK, and that urgent action is required to address climate-related risks.

The new independent report to Government, from the Committee on Climate Change’s Adaptation Sub-Committee, sets out the most urgent risks and opportunities arising for the UK from climate change.

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