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Tyndall Carbon Targeter helps Local Authorities respond to their Climate Emergency

September 23, 2019

Tyndall Manchester is using science-based targets to help local authorities calculate their carbon budget and cut their emissions in line with climate science and the UN Paris Agreement. They have calculated free-to-access science-based carbon budgets for all UK Local Authorities.

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Investments to address climate change are good business

September 20, 2019

Rachel Warren from the Tyndall Centre at UEA is one of an internationally respected group of scientists who have urgently called on world leaders to accelerate efforts to tackle climate change. The School Strikes are today, Friday 20 September. A UN Climate Change Summit in New York is about to begin.

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Climate Emergency and Net Zero CO2 Urgency

August 16, 2019

What is a climate emergency and what does it mean to you? A public event hosted by us for together working it all out.

On 11 Sep 18:00-21:00 in Norwich.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Self-I: An art x science project by NUA and Tyndall Centre

July 19, 2019

Artworks produced by art students from the Norwich University of the Arts based on scientific research by Tyndall Centre.

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Opportunity: Senior Research Associate in Policy, Politics and Climate Change

July 18, 2019

An exciting opportunity to work in a new ESRC funded research Centre investigating how low-carbon futures can be shaped through policy, and how these will impact everyday lives.

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Why climate adaptation needs people-centred place-based knowledge

July 18, 2019

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.

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