CO2 emissions set to reach new 40 billion tonne record high in 2014

Carbon dioxide emissions, the main contributor to global warming, are set to rise again in 2014 - reaching a record high of 40 billion tonnes. Remaining CO2 emission ‘quota’ may be used up in one generation and more than half of all fossil fuel reserves may need to be left untapped.    +

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    CO2 emissions set to reach new 40 billion tonne record high in 2014

    Carbon dioxide emissions, the main contributor to global warming, are set to rise again in 2014 - reaching a record high of 40 billion tonnes. Remaining CO2 emission ‘quota’ may be used up in one generation and more than half of all fossil fuel reserves may need to be left untapped.    +

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Global Carbon Atlas 2014 for 2013’s latest data

Take a journey through the history and future of human development and carbon. Explore and download global and country level carbon emissions from human activity.
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Prof Bob Watson to receive United Nations award for services to science

University of East Anglia scientist Prof Bob Watson has been awarded a top UN Prize for inspirational service to the planet.

The Champions of the Earth Award is the United Nations’ highest environmental accolade, awarded to those whose service to the environment is saving lives, improving livelihoods and bettering environmental governance and conservation. +

IN THE NEWS

New Study of Public Perceptions of Ocean Acidification Published

The publication of a major UK-based representative survey of perceptions of ocean acidification, conducted by the Understanding Risk Research Group at Cardiff University under the UK Ocean Acidification Programme, has been announced.

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35 funded PhDs at UEA School of Environmental Sciences

The School of Environmental Sciences at UEA invites applications for its prestigious graduate studies programme, ranging from governance and policy, through to economics, human geography and sociology.
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IPCC launches Fifth Assessment Synthesis report

The IPCC Synthesis Report distils and integrates the findings of the three IPCC AR5 Working Group contributions to the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report. It is the most comprehensive assessment of climate change yet undertaken.

Working Groups 1, 2 and 3 had authors, contributors and reviewers from across the Tyndall Centre. +

How can we innovate successfully to address climate change?

A blog entry by Charlie Wilson and Arnulf Grubler +