Oxford Climate Scientists at COP22

Posted on 14th November 2016

ECI scientists Dr Rachel James, Alison Smith and Dr Friederike Otto will be speaking at COP22 side events, 7 – 18 November. Tune in from around the world, via the official COP22 YouTube channel. Read more here>>

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Why Climate Activism Resembles a Religious Movement…

Posted on 11th July 2016

Bhagwat, Shonil A; Economou, Anastasia and Thornton, Thomas F (2016). The Idea of Climate Change as a Belief System: Why Climate Activism Resembles a Religious Movement. GAIA – Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society pp. 94–98. Intro. The idea of climate change has been enforced by its similarities with belief systems. It may come as […]

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New study looks at potential land use and climate impacts in 2050

Posted on 11th July 2016

Elin Röös, Bojana Bajželj, Pete Smith, Mikaela Patel, David Little, Tara Garnett (2016) Protein futures for Western Europe: potential land use and climate impacts in 2050. Regional Environmental. DOI: 10.1007/s10113-016-1013-4 Abstract Multiple production and demand side measures are needed to improve food system sustainability. This study quantified the theoretical minimum agricultural land requirements to supply […]

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Mapping the climate change challenge

Posted on 28th June 2016

Hallegatte, Stephane, Rogelj, Joeri, Allen, Myles et al. (2016) Mapping the climate change challenge. Nature Clim. Change, 6, doi:10.1038/nclimate3057 Abstract Discussions on a long-term global goal to limit climate change, in the form of an upper limit to warming, were only partially resolved at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change negotiations in Paris, […]

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New study looks at modelling seasonal spatial patterns of projected anthropogenic warming in a complex terrain

Posted on 20th June 2016

David E. Rupp , Sihan Li, Philip W. Mote, Karen M. Shell, Neil Massey, Sarah N. Sparrow, David C. H. Wallom, Myles R. Allen (2016) Seasonal spatial patterns of projected anthropogenic warming in complex terrain: a modeling study of the western US. Climate Dynamics, doi:10.​1007/​s00382-016-3200-x Abstract Changes in near surface air temperature (ΔT) in response […]

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