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Climate change increases the risk of wildfires confirms our new ScienceBrief

January 14, 2020

We publish our first ScienceBrief rapid response review and assessment of latest published research on global climate change and wildfire risk

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The 2020s are the Climate Change Decade: Toward a new politics of decarbonisation

January 13, 2020

Politics is the process through which society arrives at and implements collective decisions. The decision to decarbonise the UK by 2050 is a collective decision of potentially monumental importance – one that will conceivably impact every single person’s life.

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Tyndall researchers advising UK's new climate assemblies

January 10, 2020

Tyndall Centre's Lorraine Whitmarsh, Clair Gough and Carly McLachlan, are advising UK Parliament on how to do their new climate change Citizen’s Assemblies.

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The 2020s are the Climate Change Decade: Sustaining our sense of urgency and emergency

January 6, 2020

For emergency declarations to translate into the action required they must be seen as a mandate to ensure that every decision made contributes to the delivery of a low carbon and resilient future. 

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The 2020s are the Climate Change Decade: Can a sense of emergency be effectively sustained?

December 19, 2019

The term ‘climate emergency’ may not be as effective protesters think, say members of a climate attentive public who joined with Tyndall Centre’s researchers for round table discussions.

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Opportunity: UEA John Innes Foundation Chair in Sustainable Development

December 19, 2019

The School of International Development is seeking to recruit a Professor to maintain and develop its world-class research on sustainable development and lead on innovative and interdisciplinary research collaborations across the Norwich Research Park (NRP).

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Opportunity: Chair in Climate Change Science

December 12, 2019

The School of Environmental Sciences (ENV) at UEA is seeking to recruit a Chair in Climate Change Science to complement existing expertise on the detection and understanding of observed trends in the Earth System and how these will evolve in the coming decades and beyond under a changing climate.

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Video: Global Carbon Budget 2019

December 4, 2019

Global carbon emissions are set to grow more slowly in 2019, with a decline in coal burning offset by strong growth in natural gas and oil use worldwide – according to researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA), University of Exeter and the Global Carbon Project.

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Infographic: Global Carbon Budget 2019

December 4, 2019

A slow growth in fossil CO2 emissions is projected for 2019, at +0.6% (range: –0.2 to +1.5%)1. The 2019 growth is slower than over the past two years, with +1.5% in 2017 and +2.1% in 2018. A decline in global emissions in 2019 cannot be ruled out given uncertainties in the projection.

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Carbon emissions slow their growth but still at global high

December 4, 2019

Emissions from burning fossil fuels are projected to grow by 0.6 per cent (range: –0.2 to +1.5 per cent) this year to reach almost 37 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2). This is down from 1.5 per cent in 2017 and 2.1 per cent in 2018.

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