Citizens as well as economic and political decision makers need to engage with knowledge about the likelihood and implications of severe future impacts, and the scale of mitigation required to avoid them, the likes of which few want to hear.
We organised six one-day idea exploration workshops and a major conference on radical emissions reductions. The workshops covering topics of beyond two degrees, urban growth, modelling societal behaviour, trade, China’s carbon emissions, and technologies for low carbon power.
The Tyndall Centre’s first decade focused on interdisciplinary climate change research. Our second decade will in addition focus on the interactions and feedbacks between climate, people and ecosystems.