What’s going on at COP20 in Lima?

Governments, campaigners, businesses and researchers are this week and next week meeting in Lima to finalise and support the last round of annual UN climate negotiations before December 2015’s critical meeting in Paris. +

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    What’s going on at COP20 in Lima?

    Governments, campaigners, businesses and researchers are this week and next week meeting in Lima to finalise and support the last round of annual UN climate negotiations before December 2015’s critical meeting in Paris. +

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    CO2 emissions set to reach new 40 billion tonne record high in 2014

    Carbon dioxide emissions, the main contributor to global warming, are set to rise again in 2014 - reaching a record high of 40 billion tonnes. Remaining CO2 emission ‘quota’ may be used up in one generation and more than half of all fossil fuel reserves may need to be left untapped.    +

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    Tyndall Research Strategy 2012 - 2017

    The Tyndall Centre’s first decade focused on interdisciplinary climate change research. Our second decade will in addition focus on the interactions and feedbacks between climate, people and ecosystems. +

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    The Effect 2013

    Our bi-annual publication highlighting research and communication at the Tyndall Centre - The Effect 2013 +

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    Our Partner Universities

    The Tyndall Centre is a unique partnership between a selection of researchers from eight UK research institutions, who together with contributions from Fudan University form the Tyndall Consortium. +

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    Cities and Coasts

    Our programme on building resilience and decreasing the vulnerability of people and places, with particular reference to cities and coasts, aims to bring greater integration to our work on coastal communities, cities and adaptation. +

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    Energy and Emissions

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Breaking News

Prof Robert Nicholls and colleagues call for IPCC sea-level scenarios that are useful for coastal managers

The IPCC has recently updated its scenarios of Global Mean Sea-Level rise with the release of its Fifth Assessment Report (AR5).
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88% of UK public support evidence of climate change, highest since 2005, influenced by flooding

The British public's support for climate change rose signficantly last year and is at the highest level since 2005, following a 2013/14 winter of storms, shows opinion polling by researchers at the Understanding Risk Group at the University of Cardiff and the Tyndall Centre.
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IN THE NEWS

Open invitation to the INOGOV WORKSHOP: Climate Change Policy and Governance: Initiation, Experimentation, Evaluation

12-13 March 2015, Helsinki - Second Call for abstracts. This workshop takes a fresh look at what can be learned from experiments and attempts at experimentation in the context of climate change governance.
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Oxford seeks a post-doctoral research associate for the economic impacts of UK drought

Professor Jim Hall and Dr Chris Decker are seeking a postdoctoral researcher as part of a multidisciplinary research project on drought in the UK. 
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UEA Vacancy: Senior Research Associate (ASSAR Project)

Applications are invited for a Senior Research Associate to work on the project Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions (ASSAR), funded by Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) working with Dr Roger Few.

REF: RA1149

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Call for Abstracts for a fully funded workshop: Novel Approaches to Climate Governance and the Role of Entrepreneurship

18-19 May 2015, Amsterdam
Predictions of climate change paint an alarming picture and addressing these risks will require radical policies to cut emissions, prepare for and increase resilience to the effects of climate change.
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