ECI Climate Lectures now available as podcasts

Posted on 30th October 2012

The 2012 ECI Climate Lectures are now available to listen to as podcasts on the ECI website:

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Helen Pillar wins Outstanding Student Poster Award at EGU

Posted on 29th October 2012

Helen Pillar, a PhD student in the Department of Earth Sciences, won the Outstanding Student Poster Award at the 2012 European Geosciences Union General Assembly for proposing a new way to investigate  the oceanic circulation. You can find more details about her work and download the winning poster here.

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Yadvinder Malhi wins ERC Grant

Posted on 17th October 2012

Prof. Yadvinder Malhi, (leader of ECI’s Ecosystems Research Programme), has been awarded a prestigious European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Research Grant. The grant award is 2.5 million euros over five years. You can read more here.

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How will 1°C – 4°C global temperature rise affect rainfall in Africa?

Posted on 16th October 2012

Climate change mitigation debates focus on how many degrees of global temperature rise should be avoided. 2 °C has emerged as a benchmark for danger, with severe impacts on water security, food security and human well-being anticipated. However, there is limited research on the implications of this change for Africa. It is also little understand how change will […]

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What is the relationship between climate change and human migration?

Posted on 10th October 2012

Researchers at Oxford have found that the relationship between the environment and migration is not well understood. In a recent paper, Hein de Haas (from the International Migration Institute) showed that those most affected by environmental change are often those least likely to be able to cross international borders. You can read more about this […]

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