New publication: Reducing Carbon from the “Middle-Out”: The Role of Builders in Domestic Refurbishment

Posted on 24th November 2014

Kathryn B. Janda, Gavin Killip and Tina Fawcett (2014) Reducing Carbon from the “Middle-Out”: The Role of Builders in Domestic Refurbishment Buildings 4(4), 911-936 doi:10.3390/buildings4040911 Abstract A three-year research project explored the evolving level of “building expertise” for low-carbon housing refurbishment in the UK and France. With a focus on “middle actors” and the evolution […]

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New publication: Extratropical cyclones in a warmer, moister climate: A recent Atlantic analogue

Posted on 24th November 2014

Muxingzi Li, Tim Woollings, Kevin Hodges and Giacomo Masato (2014) Extratropical cyclones in a warmer, moister climate: A recent Atlantic analogue Geophysical Research Letters DOI: 10.1002/2014GL062186 Abstract Current climate model projections do not exhibit a large change in the intensity of extratropical cyclones. However, there are concerns that current models represent moist processes poorly and […]

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New publication: Metaphor as a mechanism of global climate change governance: A study of international policies, 1992–2012

Posted on 18th November 2014

Christopher Shaw, Brigitte Nerlich (2014) Metaphor as a mechanism of global climate change governance: A study of international policies, 1992–2012 Ecological Economics doi:10.1016/j.ecolecon.2014.11.001 Abstract This paper explores the emergence of a global climate change mitigation regime through an analysis of the language employed in international science-policy reports. We assume that a global climate regime can […]

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New publication: Adapting forest certification to climate change

Posted on 18th November 2014

Klenk, N. L., Larson, B. M. H. and McDermott, C. L. (2014), Adapting forest certification to climate change. WIREs Clim Change. doi: 10.1002/wcc.329 Abstract In the context of climate change, the forest sector must consider the extent to which sustainable forest management enables or constrains climate change adaptation and mitigation; it may be that existing […]

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New publication: Holocene climate change and prehistoric settlement in the lower Danube valley

Posted on 6th November 2014

C. Bonsall, M.G. Macklin, A. Boroneanţ, C. Pickard, L. Bartosiewicz, G.T. Cook, T.F.G. Higham (2104) Holocene climate change and prehistoric settlement in the lower Danube valley Quaternary International DOI: 10.1016/j.quaint.2014.09.031 Abstract An analysis of the summed probability distributions of 293 radiocarbon dates from Late Glacial to mid-Holocene sites in the Danubian Iron Gates highlights the […]

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