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Carbon emissions slows but hits record high in 2019 - according to researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) and the Global Carbon Project.

December 4, 2019

Emissions from burning fossil fuels are projected to grow by 0.6 per cent (range: –0.2 to +1.5 per cent) this year to reach almost 37 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2). This is down from 1.5 per cent in 2017 and 2.1 per cent in 2018.

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Video: Global Carbon Budget 2019

December 4, 2019

Global carbon emissions are set to grow more slowly in 2019, with a decline in coal burning offset by strong growth in natural gas and oil use worldwide – according to researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA), University of Exeter and the Global Carbon Project.

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Infographic: Global Carbon Budget 2019

December 4, 2019

A slow growth in fossil CO2 emissions is projected for 2019, at +0.6% (range: –0.2 to +1.5%)1. The 2019 growth is slower than over the past two years, with +1.5% in 2017 and +2.1% in 2018. A decline in global emissions in 2019 cannot be ruled out given uncertainties in the projection.

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UK rain is going to get heavier

December 2, 2019

The United Kingdom will see heavier rainfall according to a new research by led by Dr Markus Rau and Dr Yi He of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research at the University of East Anglia. This is the first analysis of the effect of global warming on hourly rainfall for the UK.

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Opportunity: Senior Research Associate in Spatial Analysis of Local Energy Projects

November 28, 2019

This is an exciting opportunity to join the EnergyREV consortium of 60 researchers working on smart local energy systems. 

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Tyndall Centre Manchester creates plans for zero carbon concerts

November 28, 2019

Tyndall Centre Manchester scientists are creating a plan for concerts and tours to have zero emissions, or as close to zero as possible. 

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Tyndall Centre's Charlie Wilson co-authors latest UNEP report

November 27, 2019

On the eve of a year in which nations are due to strengthen their Paris climate pledges, a new UN Environment Programme (UNEP) report warns that unlessglobal greenhouse gas emissions fall by 7.6 per cent each year between 2020 and 2030, the world will miss the opportunity to get on track towards the 1.5°C temperature goal of the Paris Agreement.

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Tyndall Scientists in top 1% of the world’s most highly cited researchers

November 25, 2019

Tyndall scientists have been named in the top 1% of the world’s most highly cited researchers. The list identifies scientists and social scientists who have demonstrated significant influence through publication of multiple highly cited papers during the last decade.

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Climategate: online fake news is not new

November 15, 2019

“Fake news” from email theft is old news at the UEA. Years before Hilary Clinton’s hacked emails, Brexit interventions from Russia, Cambridge Analytica, Facebook, Donald Trump, various WikiLeaks, there was UEA Climategate in 2009. Emails were stolen from UEA’s Climatic Research Unit and cherry picked by climate deniers to accuse climate scientists of falsifying data.

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Net Zero in the UK: 2025 or 2050?

November 13, 2019

Climate Scientist and ex-Director of the Tyndall Centre Professor Corinne Le Queré together with Philosopher Professor Rupert Read, a founder of the Greenhouse Think Tank and more recently Extinction Rebellion spokesperson, both of UEA, discussed with a University and public audience when Net Zero should be achieved. 

 

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