Harnessing social networks to help tackle climate change

December 14, 2020

Smart home technologies, such as smart heating systems, lighting and appliances have vast potential to lower CO2emissions. Such technologies can help directly reduce energy use in the home, improve energy management and engage consumers to be more aware of their energy use.

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COVID peaks global carbon emissions

December 11, 2020

COVID lockdown causes record drop in CO2 emissions for 2020.

The global COVID-19 lockdowns caused fossil carbon dioxide emissions to decline by an estimated 2.4 billion tonnes in 2020.

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Manchester residents and communities set to lead the way on tackling the climate emergency thanks to funding boost

December 10, 2020

A pioneering programme to help households and communities in Manchester live more sustainably in response to the Climate Emergency will launch in March 2021. 

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Prof. Charlie Wilson wins ERC grant to study digitalisation and climate change

December 10, 2020

Dr Charlie Wilson, from UEA's Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, has been awarded €1,598,465 to study the digitisation of daily life and its impact on climate change.

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Digital innovations can help consumers lower their carbon emissions

November 25, 2020

Digital innovations offer consumers more control, choice, convenience, flexibility and interconnectedness. They also have potential climate benefits, shows a review led by Charlie Wilson of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research at the University of East Anglia.

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Opportunity: Research Associate in Business and Plastics, University of Manchester

November 16, 2020

Tyndall Manchester is looking for a Research Associate to join its NERC-funded ‘One Bin to Rule Them All’ project. This 3-year role is an exciting opportunity to design and pilot novel circular-economy business models with potential to scale up new companies in the area of plastic packaging. 

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New app allows users to explore how global warming changes their cities’ climate

November 10, 2020

Developed by EarthSystemData Ltd with the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research at the University of East Anglia (UEA), the free to download ‘ESD Research’ app enables anyone anywhere to access the latest temperature and rainfall projections from six of the world's most scientifically respected climate models.

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Renewable energy can create up to 150,000 new UK jobs, six times more than nuclear electricity, 75% long-term

October 7, 2020

Wider adoption of renewable electricity can lead to 150,000 jobs by 2030 in the UK power sector, according to a new study by Theodoros Arvanitopoulos of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research at the University of East Anglia and Paolo Agnolucci, Associate Professor at University College London’s Bartlett School. 

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