News Archive

Oxford seeks a post-doctoral research associate for the economic impacts of UK drought

Professor Jim Hall and Dr Chris Decker are seeking a postdoctoral researcher as part of a multidisciplinary research project on drought in the UK. 
 

88% of UK public support evidence of climate change, highest since 2005, influenced by flooding

The British public's support for climate change rose signficantly last year and is at the highest level since 2005, following a 2013/14 winter of storms, shows opinion polling by researchers at the Understanding Risk Group at the University of Cardiff and the Tyndall Centre.
 

UEA Vacancy: Senior Research Associate (ASSAR Project)

Applications are invited for a Senior Research Associate to work on the project Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions (ASSAR), funded by Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) working with Dr Roger Few.

REF: RA1149

School of International Development

Call for Abstracts for a fully funded workshop: Novel Approaches to Climate Governance and the Role of Entrepreneurship

18-19 May 2015, Amsterdam

Predictions of climate change paint an alarming picture and addressing these risks will require radical policies to cut emissions, prepare for and increase resilience to the effects of climate change.

‘Policy Innovation in a Changing Climate’ – a special issue of Global Environmental Change

A special issue comprising seven new papers (one of them Gold ‘Open Access’) explore the causes, patterns and effects of policy innovation (guest edited by Andrew Jordan & Dave Huitema, 2014).

All adrift: aviation, shipping, and climate change policy

Meaningful policy measures to address rising CO2 from international aviation and shipping remain woefully inadequate, according to a new article in Climate Policy by Alice Bows-Larkin.

Water and conflict special issue journal

A special issue on climate change, water, conflict and security has been published in the Global Environmental Change - edited by Marisa Goulden (UEA) and Christos Zografos (ICTA, UAB), and Giorgos Kallis (ICTA, UAB).

Watch our COP20 Peru presentations - Recent trends in carbon emissions and sharing cumulative emissions

Researchers from Tyndall UEA and the Global Carbon Project are today presenting at COP 20. Watch the commentary and presentations here:

UEA confirms 2014 as a globally warmest year since records began

Provisional full-year global mean temperature figures show 2014 was one of the warmest years in a record dating back to 1850.
 

What’s going on at COP20 in Lima?

Governments, campaigners, businesses and researchers are this week and next week meeting in Lima to finalise and support the last round of annual UN climate negotiations before December 2015’s critical meeting in Paris.

Tyndall PhD opportunity at UEA Norwich Business School

In this interdisciplinary research project, the PhD candidate will develop and evaluate a new paradigm for energy security based on bio-mimicry; a new example for innovation that promotes learning from natural ecosystems and applying the results to human ecosystems.

The Politics of Non-Proportionate Policy Responses: An INOGOV Action Conference

We are seeking both conceptual and empirical papers that revolve around the following questions in a wide range of policy areas, including climate change, environmental protection, energy, transport, consumer protection, security affairs and public health

University of Warsaw, 29th March – 2nd April 2015

Geoengineering our climate is not a ‘quick fix’

The deliberate, large-scale intervention in the Earth’s climate system is not a “quick fix” for global warming, according to a project involving researchers from the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research at the University of East Anglia and Cardiff University.

Two Research Associate vacancies in the Understanding Risk Research Group at Cardiff University

The posts are available from 1st February 2015, or as soon as possible thereafter.
 
Closing date: Monday 5th January 2015

Proposed interview dates: 19th and 20th January 2015
 
 

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.

http://psych.cf.ac.uk/understandingrisk/reports/cardiff_ocean_acidificat...

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.

Open invitation to the INOGOV WORKSHOP: Climate Change Policy and Governance: Initiation, Experimentation, Evaluation

12-13 March 2015, Helsinki - Second Call for abstracts. This workshop takes a fresh look at what can be learned from experiments and attempts at experimentation in the context of climate change governance.

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.

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