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World leading coastal scientist and engineer to head the Tyndall Centre

August 1, 2019

Professor Robert Nicholls is the new Director of the Tyndall Centre. Robert is a world leading scientist and engineer who has studied coastal problems and solutions for 30 years, focusing on how increases in sea-level caused by climate change result in coastal erosion and flooding, and how communities can adapt to these changes.

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Summer Heat and Flooding: What Norwich can learn from Manila

August 1, 2019

The United Kingdom has been experiencing hot weather the last few days, with temperatures reaching up to 38.1C in Cambridgeshire and and 36.25C in Norfolk on Thursday. Afterwards, downpours that caused flooding in North England, including Manchester and Warrington.

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Self-I: An art x science project by NUA and Tyndall Centre

July 19, 2019

Artworks produced by art students from the Norwich University of the Arts based on scientific research by Tyndall Centre.

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Opportunity: Senior Research Associate in Policy, Politics and Climate Change

July 18, 2019

An exciting opportunity to work in a new ESRC funded research Centre investigating how low-carbon futures can be shaped through policy, and how these will impact everyday lives.

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Why climate adaptation needs people-centred place-based knowledge

July 18, 2019

People-centred, place-based approaches nclude analysis of vulnerable populations and provide for more understanding of how and why people behave and respond to climate risks in the recent past and present.

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A Citizen’s Assembly on Climate Change: Insights from Social Psychology

July 4, 2019

The UK government plans to set up a Citizens’ Assembly to address action on climate change. Research in social psychology suggests that this might be an extremely welcome addition to democracy in climate policy.

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UK government commits to net zero CO2 emissions by 2050

June 13, 2019

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has announced the UK government’s commitment to reach net zero CO2 emissions by 2050.

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Corinne Le Quere's Queen’s Birthday Honour

June 10, 2019

Corinne Le Quéré of UEA and the Tyndall Centre is one of Queen’s Birthday Honours. Corinne is now a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) for services to climate change science.

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Beijing – EV capital of the world

May 23, 2019

China currently leads the electric vehicle market globally, with capital Beijing ramping up market expansion, targeting 400,000 sales by next year.

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Tyndall Manchester wins at Make A Difference Awards

May 23, 2019

The Award by the University of Manchester is for their research projects on local climate change targets for Manchester, a tool called SCATTER, sustainable consumption research called Change Points, and a project on decarbonizing electricity networks, called Smart Street.

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