Infographic: Achieving the Paris Agreement long-term temperature goal
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.
Big increase in economic costs if emissions cuts are delayed
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.
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.
Heathrow Expansion in light of the UK’s Climate Change Commitments - Blog
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.
Control or be controlled: the tension of a smart home future
"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."