News Archive

Terry Barker awarded Honorary Chair by UEA Environmental Sciences

Terry Barker, founding Director of the Cambridge Centre for Climate Economics Research (4CMR), founder member of the Tyndall Centre, and Chairman of Cambridge Econometrics, has been awarded an Honorary Chair at the School of Environmental Sciences at the University of East Anglia.

Tyndall Director Professor Corinne Le Quéré joins Future Earth inaugural science committee

“Future Earth will be solution-oriented research. It wants to offer a fresh look on global change issues by bringing together researchers from a range of disciplines and working more closely with society. I’m excited to be part of it and help shape future research for Future Earth”, said Professor Le Quéré. 
 

Ferry cancellations

Deterioration of the climate for Western Isles of Scotland lifeline ferry services due to changes in the North Atlatnic Oscillation will result in a disproportionately large increase in ferry-service disruption. The impacts associated with an unusually large storm event that affected the region in January 2005 are briefly explored.

Applications invited for Senior Research Associate (STREVA Project)

Applications are invited for a Senior Research Associate to work on social vulnerability dimensions for the research consortium ‘Strengthening Resilience in Volcanic Areas – STREVA’, funded by NERC-ESRC.

PhD studentships in Innovation and Energy Demand

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

More than half of common plants and one third of the animals could see a dramatic decline this century

More than half of common plants and one third of the animals could see a dramatic decline this century due to climate change says research by Rachel Warren at Tyndall UEA.

Research Associate position available - Land Use Modelling, Cambridge

A position exists for a Post-Doctoral Research Associate in land use modelling within the Cambridge Centre for Climate Change Mitigation Research (4CMR), to work as part of a project on integrated climate impacts assessment, funded by the Three Guineas Trust.

Job Opportunities in the Sussex Energy Group

Two full-time Research Fellowships and one part-time Lecturer position are now available in the Sussex Energy Group at SPRU University of Sussex.

Deliberating stratospheric aerosols for climate geoengineering and the SPICE project - Nature Climate Change

Tyndall Centre researchers from the Universities of Cardiff and East Anglia have authored a paper, published in Nature Climate Change, on public views of the SPICE project and field trials of geoengineering techniques.

Newcastle PhD Vacancy - Earth Systems Engineering

The Centre for Earth Systems Engineering Research (CESER) at Newcastle University, U.K. is seeking an outstanding candidate for a funded PhD student position in its Earth Systems Engineering programme.

Climate Change: Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation - Short Course at Newcastle University

This course provides in-depth understanding and hands on experience of using future climate scenarios from the UKCP09 and other international projections.

Postgraduate Research Project Available at UEA

A fully-funded PhD Studentship on drivers of trends in CO2 emissions in the worlds cities is available at the University of East Anglia. For more information, please visit the UEA Postgraduate Study Page.

Climate Week 2013: Researchers' Rough Guide to Climate Change

As part of Climate Week, UEA researchers will be hosting Researchers' Rough Guide to Climate Change on Tuesday 5th March at The Forum in central Norwich.

New Project on Adaptation to Climate Change in Cities

RAMSES (Reconciling Adaptation, Mitigation and Sustainable Development for Cities) is a €5m FP7 research programme that aims to develop methods, tools and case studies to design strategies, quantify costs and evaluate the impacts of adaptation to climate change in cities.

Green Deal must ‘sell’ energy efficiency as way of improving domestic life – or take up won’t happen

Call for clearer ‘value proposition’ ahead of Monday launch - as findings reveal no great appetite for energy efficiency

Climate Change and Development Short Course at UEA

The purpose of this short course, running during September 2013, is to equip non-specialists with a broad understanding of what climate change may mean for low-income populations.

Low carbon energy controversies

This new book from Routledge brings together ten years of research led by the Tyndall Centre at Manchester University that explores the complex nature of disputes about balancing local environmental protection and the need for low carbon energy.

Aviation and shipping privileged – again?

The ongoing exclusion of aviation and shipping emissions from UK carbon budgets further tests the veracity of the Coalition’s claim to be the “greenest government ever” claim the authors of this new Tyndall Centre Briefing Note.
 

Shipping and carbon emissions special issue

Carbon Management has published a focus on Shipping and carbon emissions: a focus on mitigation. It is guest co-edited by Alice Bows of the Sustainable Consumption Institute and Tyndall Centre Manchester and features contributions led by Kevin Anderson, Ruth Wood and Sarah Mander.

Tyndall Manchester on Shale Gas

The Tyndall Centre at the University of Manchester has analysed the contribution of UK shale gas expoitation for emissions and the UK’s climate change targets, in reports commissioned by The Cooperative.