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Prof. Charlie Wilson wins ERC grant to study digitalisation and climate change

December 10, 2020

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.

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Digital innovations can help consumers lower their carbon emissions

November 25, 2020

Digital innovations offer consumers more control, choice, convenience, flexibility and interconnectedness. They also have potential climate benefits, shows a review led by Charlie Wilson of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research at the University of East Anglia.

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Opportunity: Research Associate in Business and Plastics, University of Manchester

November 16, 2020

Tyndall Manchester is looking for a Research Associate to join its NERC-funded ‘One Bin to Rule Them All’ project. This 3-year role is an exciting opportunity to design and pilot novel circular-economy business models with potential to scale up new companies in the area of plastic packaging. 

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New app allows users to explore how global warming changes their cities’ climate

November 10, 2020

Developed by EarthSystemData Ltd with the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research at the University of East Anglia (UEA), the free to download ‘ESD Research’ app enables anyone anywhere to access the latest temperature and rainfall projections from six of the world's most scientifically respected climate models.

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Renewable energy can create up to 150,000 new UK jobs, six times more than nuclear electricity, 75% long-term

October 7, 2020

Wider adoption of renewable electricity can lead to 150,000 jobs by 2030 in the UK power sector, according to a new study by Theodoros Arvanitopoulos of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research at the University of East Anglia and Paolo Agnolucci, Associate Professor at University College London’s Bartlett School. 

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Bioenergy benefits better than burning rice straw

September 28, 2020

There is a huge opportunity to generate energy from agricultural wastes – one opportunity of which is rice straw. About 6 tons of straw are produced for every 4 tons of rice grain, amounting to more than 700 million tons of rice straw every year.

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ScienceBrief Review concludes strong scientific evidence that climate change is increasing risk of wildfires

September 24, 2020

New scientific publications reviewed by ScienceBrief strengthen the evidence that climate change increases the frequency and/or severity of fire weather in many regions of the world

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Impacts of climate change occur at lower temperatures than previously thought, new review finds

September 23, 2020

A new review of climate research has found that risks from climate related impacts, such as droughts, heatwaves and coral bleaching events occur at lower temperature increases than previously thought.

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Stories of Change Workshops

September 7, 2020

Stories of Change is a programme of free online workshops and webcasts exploring how successful low-carbon initiatives can lead to permanent change and meaningful action on climate breakdown on a larger scale.

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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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