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Infographic: Biomass Energy Carbon Capture and the Paris Agreement

2018

Limiting global warming well below 2°C requires the removal of CO2 from the atmosphere.

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Infographic: Achieving the Paris Agreement long-term temperature goal

2018

The UN Paris Climate Agreement aims to limit global warming to well below 2°C and pursue efforts to limit it to 1.5°C compared to pre-industrial global temperature. Download the infographic for further details.

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IPCC 1.5C Special Report Published

2018

"The message could not be clearer. Widespread, concerted and sustained action across the economy is needed to cut carbon emissions down to zero and limit the risks of a warming climate."

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Big increase in economic costs if emissions cuts are delayed

2018

Stronger efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions should be undertaken to avoid global warming of more than 1.5˚C - without relying on potentially more expensive or risky technologies to remove CO2 from the atmosphere or reduce the amount of sunlight reaching the Earth’s surface.

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World's first book about BECCS

2018

Our Tyndall Centre UEA and Manchester authors bring together in one volume the technical, scientific, social, economic and governance issues relating to the potential deployment of Biomass Energy with Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS) as a key approach to climate change mitigation.

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All EU Cities face a worsening of heatwaves

2018

The research by Newcastle University has for the first time analysed changes in flooding, droughts and heatwaves for all European cities using all climate models.

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City-level action is the right way to tackle emissions, study shows

2018

Countries seeking to meet Paris Agreement targets on CO2 emissions must get a grip on the amount of pollution produced at city level, according to researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA).

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Realising local energy systems – co-benefits and infrastructure challenges

2018

PhD opportunity at the University of Manchester. Funded PhD Project (European/UK Students Only)

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Heathrow Expansion in light of the UK’s Climate Change Commitments - Blog

2018

Alice Larkin and John Broderick of Tyndall Manchester write for Policy @ Manchester to consider if the level of emissions from the Heathrow expansion is in alignment with the UK’s legal commitments on climate change, and argue that the expansion jeopardises these commitments.

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Control or be controlled: the tension of a smart home future

2018

"In our new book, Smart Homes and Their Users, we use the home as a locus of smartness as it's where potential and promise is most sharply confronted by the messy practicalities of everyday life. And it's also where energy-efficient smartness rubs up against energy-intensive domestic routines."

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