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Tyndall Assembly 2015 - Policy challenges of the next 10 years

Our focus this year at our annual Tyndall Assembly is the immediate outcomes for climate mitigation, adaptation and research, following-on from the UN climate change summit that will be in Paris in December.The Tyndall Assembly is 9-11 September, hosted by <

Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 12:17

New estimates show China's carbon emissions were less than previously thought

China's carbon emissions have been substantially over estimated by international agencies for more than 10 years, according to research co-led by the University of East Anglia.

flickr/Andy Enero
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 16:49

Does Local Climate Information Stimulate Action?

A popular saying goes that ‘all politics is local’. While public debate on climate change often focuses on international summits and the political drama of negotiations, the real steps to address climate change will be have to be implemented at a much more local scale.

flickr/Edmund Tse
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 10:31

Polycentric climate governance: are the high hopes well founded?

Following the 2009 Copenhagen conference, it has become obvious that the UNFCCC alone cannot be expected to protect the world from the threat of dangerous climate change. Other actors and levels of governance must also be involved.

United Nations Photo / Flickr
Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 16:43

Geo-engineering not an option for near-term climate policy

Greenhouse gas removal by recapturing carbon dioxide and albedo modification techniques that reflect sunlight cannot be relied on to reduce climate change impacts within the next decades, concludes an EU-wide analysis.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 09:28