News Archive

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:

2014 on track to be a warmest year globally (and for the UK)

The global mean temperature for January to October based on the HadCRUT4 dataset (compiled by the Met Office and UEA’s Climatic Research Unit) is 0.57 °C (+/- 0.1) above the long-term (1961-1990) average. This is consistent with the statement from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) today.

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.

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

Financial Times China features Global Carbon Budget editorial as cover story

"China is now the main decider on the future global temperature and climate of the world".

Financial Times China

Tyndall Directors author NY Climate Summit report for the Alliance of Small Island States

Island nations convene renowned experts and scientists to define real-world, near-term solutions at United Nations Climate Summit 

Tackling the Challenge of Climate Change: A Near-Term Actionable Mitigation Agenda






Graphs or Cartoons – Which works better?

This week my colleagues and I have released the 9th edition of our annual 'Global Carbon Budget'. This is an update of emissions of carbon dioxide and where they go in the environment. For nine years now I’ve watched the ball passing between the big emitter countries on how to address climate change and who should take the lead.

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.

Explore and visualize research carbon data.