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. Digitalisation is a major trend that is reshaping our lives – from videoconferencing to smartphone apps for just about everything. Dr Wilson’s four-year project will investigate how these changes in our everyday lives can help reduce carbon emissions and support global efforts to tackle climate change.
Invoking New Words for Our Transforming World: John Kenneth Paranada on his latest exhibit, “Sediment Spirit: The Activation of Art in the Anthropocene”
“Sediment Spirit: The Activation of Art in the Anthropocene” is the latest exhibit of the Sainsbury Centre curated by John Kenneth Paranada, the first Curator of Art and Climate Change at any UK museum. The exhibit brings together local and international artwork which respond to the climate crisis.
Lightning identified as the leading cause of wildfires in boreal forests, threatening carbon storage
Lightning is the dominant cause of wildfire ignition in boreal forests – areas of global importance for carbon storage – and will increase in frequency with climate change, according to new research.