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The co-benefits of climate action: Accelerating city-level ambition

September 3, 2020

Our new report, produced in partnership with the CDP and the Centre for Climate Change and Social Transformations, looks at the additional benefits that climate action delivers, and how cities can utilise these in their decision-making processes.

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Webinar: Impacts and Risk Assessment to better inform Resilience Planning

September 3, 2020

In the webinar, we will explain how we have used our funding to improve our ability to project the magnitude and extent of some important risks that climate change poses to the UK in the future. 

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Guiding Europe Towards Faster and Deeper Decarbonisation: An Enhanced Role for Policy Monitoring?

August 5, 2020

The EU’s 2050 ‘net zero’ greenhouse gas emissions target means that substantial emissions reductions will have to happen in every policy sector, be it energy, agriculture or transport

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Coastal flooding to get more frequent costing 20 percent global GDP

July 30, 2020

Coastal flooding across the world is set to rise by around 50 percent in the next 80 years, endangering millions more people and $trillions of coastal infrastructure.

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The EU’s challenge with renewable energy expansion: What is the way forward?

July 2, 2020

How is the EU seeking to address this challenge of having EU-level targets without being on a path to achieve them? In a new open access paper, recently published in the journal West European Politics, we argue that the EU’s challenge has emerged from legislative change and the way in which the Member States contribute to achieving the EU’s overall renewable energy targets.

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New efficient ships won't be enough to curb shipping sector's environmental damage

June 15, 2020

The shipping sector 'can't wait' for new, low-carbon ships to enter its fleet if it is to cut CO2emissions in line with Paris Agreement targets, according to a University of Manchester study published today in the new journal BMC Energy.

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UK & Sweden’s carbon targets half what is needed for 1.5C

June 8, 2020

Climate progressive countries United Kingdom and Sweden have to ramp up their commitments to reach the Paris Agreement goal, according to a new study led by Kevin Anderson of Tyndall Centre Manchester and Upsalla University.

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Major international project to tackle climate change resilience in Africa

May 27, 2020

A new €6.7M project involving the University of East Anglia (UEA) aims to help rural East African communities adapt to climate change using state-of-the-art predictions of water scarcity and food insecurity.

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Video: Interview with Glen Peters on COVID and global emissions

May 19, 2020

Here is a video interview with Glen Peters, Research Director of CICERO, on the impacts of COVID19 on global emissions.

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Animation: COVID-19 crisis causes 17% drop in global carbon emissions

May 19, 2020

A GIF of CO2 global emissions from January to May.

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