Charcoal produced by wildfires can help mitigate climate change
August 8, 2019
The new research, published in Nature, found that charcoal created by fires known as pyrogenic carbon could effectively 'lock away' a considerable amount of carbon for years to come and compensate carbon emissions from fires.
Opportunity: Senior Research Associate in Low-Carbon Lifestyles and Behaviour, UEA
August 5, 2019
This post offers an exciting opportunity to generate new empirical insights for improving the representation of lifestyles and behaviour in low-carbon futures. The post is part of a major new EU project consortium of social scientists, climate policy experts, and climate mitigation modellers.
World leading coastal scientist and engineer to head the Tyndall Centre
August 1, 2019
Professor Robert Nicholls is the new Director of the Tyndall Centre. Robert is a world leading scientist and engineer who has studied coastal problems and solutions for 30 years, focusing on how increases in sea-level caused by climate change result in coastal erosion and flooding, and how communities can adapt to these changes.
Summer Heat and Flooding: What Norwich can learn from Manila
August 1, 2019
The United Kingdom has been experiencing hot weather the last few days, with temperatures reaching up to 38.1C in Cambridgeshire and and 36.25C in Norfolk on Thursday. Afterwards, downpours that caused flooding in North England, including Manchester and Warrington.
People-centred, place-based approaches nclude analysis of vulnerable populations and provide for more understanding of how and why people behave and respond to climate risks in the recent past and present.