News Archive

Shipping needs radical rethink

Avoiding dangerous levels of climate change requires a radical rethink of the shipping system, according to a new report ‘High Seas: High Stakes’ released today by the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research at The University of Manchester. 

‘What has the EU ever done for the UK environment?’

The Euro-elections powerfully confirmed that the British public wants a more direct say on the UK’s European future.  But is the environmental movement ready to engage with rising public anxieties?

Four Lecturer and Senior Lecturer appointments available at University of Cardiff, School of Psychology

The School of Psychology at Cardiff University is currently advertising up to four new appointments at Lecturer or Senior Lecturer level. While we will consider applicants with a strong research background or strong research potential in any area of Psychology, we are especially interested in receiving applications in the following areas:

PhD studentship available at Southampton: Climate change Impacts, adaptation and legislation in port environments

Sea-level rise is expected to accelerate this century potentially leading to adverse impacts, which could affect sea ports.

IPCC Impacts Adaptation and Vulnerability report

The Second Report of the 5th Assessment of the IPCC is launched today. Dr Rachel Warren, Reader at Tyndall Centre UEA is Co-ordinating Lead Author of Chapter 19: Emergent Risks and Key Vulnerabilities.

Project aims to help vulnerable communities in Africa adapt to climate change

Researchers at the University of East Anglia are embarking on a major new project to help communities in some of the most vulnerable areas of Africa adapt to the future impacts of climate change.

Future heat waves pose threat to global food supply

Heat waves could significantly reduce crop yields and threaten global food supply if climate change is not tackled and reversed.  

UK failing to harness its bioenergy potential

The UK could generate almost half its energy needs from biomass sources, including household waste, agricultural residues and home-grown biofuels by 2050, new research suggests.

Is it global warming near you?

Google Earth now hosts the Climatic Research Unit’s world temperature data.
The Climatic Research Unit's land-surface air temperature dataset is one of the most widely used records of the climate system.

Making sense of climate models

Jeff Price of UEA describes the CLIMASCOPE Emission Scenario Explorer. CLIMASCOPE shows outputs as maps and each map describes the different regional changes in rainfall and temperature that the various global climate models used in our project provide.

Conference on Shipping in Changing Climates - 18th-19th June 2014

Registration is now open for the first International Conference on Shipping in Changing Climates:

Tyndall Manchester study identifies diverse examples of low-carbon human development

A new paper by William Lamb and colleagues at Tyndall Centre Manchester shows that nations with different drivers of CO2 can have low levels of emissions per capita as well as high levels of life expectancy.

Radical Emissions Reduction Conference - Videos Now Online

Video recordings of talks given at the Radical Emissions Reduction Conference (10-11 December 2013) are now available for viewing online.

Links to the videos of individual talks have been included in this adapted programme of the conference.

Live Stream from Radical Emissions Reduction Conference

The Radical Emissions Reduction Conference is taking place today Tuesday 10th Decemberand Wednesday 11th December . You can view a live video feed here. The feed will begina few minutes before the event.

PhD studentships in Innovation and Energy Demand

Three fully funded PhD studentships are now available in the Sussex Energy Group at SPRU (Science and Technology Policy Research), University of Sussex.

Global Carbon Atlas launched online

The Global Carbon Atlas is a platform to explore and visualize the most up-to-date data on carbon fluxes resulting from human activities and natural processes.

Global carbon emissions set to reach record 36 billion tonnes in 2013

Global emissions of carbon dioxide from burning fossil fuels are set to rise again in 2013, reaching a record high of 36 billion tonnes - according to new figures from the Global Carbon Project, co-led by researchers from the Tyndall Centre at the University of East Anglia (UEA).

Tyndall Centre at COP19 Warsaw

Tyndall Centre events at COP19 include the Global Carbon Budget 2013 annual report, the launch of the online Carbon Atlas and a side-event 'Rising emissions and a Radical Plan for 2 degrees'  (Slides Available here) hosted by the Tyndall Centre and CICERO.

Heike Schroeder editor for special issue of Environment and Planning C on urban climate governance

"The papers in this theme issue seek to advance our understanding of the roles of networks and partnerships in the multilevel governance of climate change and related issues in the urban context."

2014 Norwich Conference on Earth System Governance

We invite you to the 2014 Norwich Conference on Earth System Governance on “Access and Allocation in the Anthropocene”, to be held 1-3 July 2014 at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, UK.