News Archive

Tyndall Assembly 2014: Jesus College, 15-16 September

The annual Tyndall Assembly is for stimulating ideas, sharing and learning about each other’s research and communication, fostering existing interactions, and identify activities that can lead to joint high-impact publications or new research projects.

Faculty and researcher vacancies at SPRU

SPRU (Science Policy Research Unit) at the University of Sussex is embarking on an ambitious new research strategy, focused on long-term transformative change and innovation.

Communicating Climate Change: A workshop for researchers to gain confidence, experience and knowhow

London, 22 October 2014
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This free one-day workshop is for early career researchers in the physical, natural and social sciences.

Taking a broader view of climate change at the coast

Sally Brown of Tyndall Southampton has reviewed past reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) to assess how the scientific understanding of coastal change has

Global Research Forum on Sustainable Production and Consumption at Fudan Tyndall Centre

The Fudan Tyndall Centre and the Research Institute for Global Environmental Change at Fudan University hosted the Second Biennial Conference of the Global Research Forum on Sustainable Production and Consumption on June 8–11.

UEA wins leadership of European Hub for Global Environmental Research

The Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research at the University of East Anglia (UEA) has today been awarded the European Hub of Future Earth, a new global initiative to coordinate and support research on environmental change and the challenges of sustainability.

We must adopt the wisdom of sustainability, The Prince of Wales tells Earth System conference

The Prince of Wales encourages leading figures in science to work toward a more sustainable and equitable future for all at a University of East Anglia (UEA) conference.

Shipping needs radical rethink

Avoiding dangerous levels of climate change requires a radical rethink of the shipping system, according to a new report ‘High Seas: High Stakes’ released today by the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research at The University of Manchester. 

‘What has the EU ever done for the UK environment?’

The Euro-elections powerfully confirmed that the British public wants a more direct say on the UK’s European future.  But is the environmental movement ready to engage with rising public anxieties?

Four Lecturer and Senior Lecturer appointments available at University of Cardiff, School of Psychology

The School of Psychology at Cardiff University is currently advertising up to four new appointments at Lecturer or Senior Lecturer level. While we will consider applicants with a strong research background or strong research potential in any area of Psychology, we are especially interested in receiving applications in the following areas:

PhD studentship available at Southampton: Climate change Impacts, adaptation and legislation in port environments

Sea-level rise is expected to accelerate this century potentially leading to adverse impacts, which could affect sea ports.

IPCC Impacts Adaptation and Vulnerability report

The Second Report of the 5th Assessment of the IPCC is launched today. Dr Rachel Warren, Reader at Tyndall Centre UEA is Co-ordinating Lead Author of Chapter 19: Emergent Risks and Key Vulnerabilities.

Project aims to help vulnerable communities in Africa adapt to climate change

Researchers at the University of East Anglia are embarking on a major new project to help communities in some of the most vulnerable areas of Africa adapt to the future impacts of climate change.

Future heat waves pose threat to global food supply

Heat waves could significantly reduce crop yields and threaten global food supply if climate change is not tackled and reversed.  

UK failing to harness its bioenergy potential

The UK could generate almost half its energy needs from biomass sources, including household waste, agricultural residues and home-grown biofuels by 2050, new research suggests.

Is it global warming near you?

Google Earth now hosts the Climatic Research Unit’s world temperature data.
The Climatic Research Unit's land-surface air temperature dataset is one of the most widely used records of the climate system.

Making sense of climate models

Jeff Price of UEA describes the CLIMASCOPE Emission Scenario Explorer. CLIMASCOPE shows outputs as maps and each map describes the different regional changes in rainfall and temperature that the various global climate models used in our project provide.

Conference on Shipping in Changing Climates - 18th-19th June 2014

Registration is now open for the first International Conference on Shipping in Changing Climates:

Tyndall Manchester study identifies diverse examples of low-carbon human development

A new paper by William Lamb and colleagues at Tyndall Centre Manchester shows that nations with different drivers of CO2 can have low levels of emissions per capita as well as high levels of life expectancy.

Radical Emissions Reduction Conference - Videos Now Online

Video recordings of talks given at the Radical Emissions Reduction Conference (10-11 December 2013) are now available for viewing online.

Links to the videos of individual talks have been included in this adapted programme of the conference.