Unchecked climate change could destroy the natural wonders of the world’s ‘biodiversity hotspots’, scientists warn
April 12, 2021
Many animals and plants unique to the world’s most stunning natural places face extinction if greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise. However, remaining within the climate goals of the Paris Agreement - which aims to keep global heating well below 2°C, ideally at 1.5°C - would save the majority of species.
Coastal residents are concentrated in subsiding areas and hence experience average rates of relative sea-level rise three or four time higher than the global average suggests. This human burden of coastal subsidence needs to be both recognised and effectively addressed.
Sea level rise up to four times global average for coastal communities
March 8, 2021
Coastal populations are experiencing relative sea-level rise up to four times faster than the global average – according to new research from the University of East Anglia and the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research.
Launching UNEP report on climate, biodiversity and pollution emergencies
February 18, 2021
The UNEP synthesis report, Making Peace with Nature: A scientific blueprint to tackle the climate, biodiversity and pollution emergencies, ‘co-led by Sir Bob Watson FRS and co-authored by Prof Rachel Warren, who are both from the Tyndall Centre is being launched Thursday 18th February at 4pm.