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Environment - Economics / Business - 18.09.2020
Analysis: It’s time to get real on nuclear
Professor Paul Dorfman (UCL Energy Institute) argues the market is clear that new large nuclear plants are a thing of the past.

Environment - 17.09.2020
Mapping our wasted heat
Have you ever thought about all the wasted heat that's released into our atmosphere from large factories and power stations?

Campus - Environment - 17.09.2020

Environment - Economics / Business - 14.09.2020
Sustainable Development Goals essential for the UK Government's pandemic recovery
Sustainable Development Goals essential for the UK Government’s pandemic recovery
United Nations Sustainable Development Goals The UK All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on the UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development cites evidence from the Sussex Sustainability Research Prog

Environment - Materials Science - 11.09.2020
Digital 3D models of London chart path to lower emissions
An interactive 3D map of London that grades the energy efficiency of more than 3.5 million properties has been built by UCL researchers for the Greater London Authority (GLA) to inform efforts in tackling fuel poverty and reducing carbon emissions.

Social Sciences - Environment - 11.09.2020

Environment - Economics / Business - 10.09.2020
Millions of dollars to clean up tuna nets and flip flops from island state
Millions of dollars to clean up tuna nets and flip flops from island state
Following a five-week clean-up on Aldabra Atoll, one of Seychelles' UNESCO World Heritage Site, where 25 tonnes of marine plastic litter was removed, researchers at Oxford University have estimated t

Environment - Life Sciences - 09.09.2020
Living Planet Report reveals 68% decline in global wildlife populations since 1970
Living Planet Report reveals 68% decline in global wildlife populations since 1970
Global populations of mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles and fish have declined by over two-thirds in less than half a century, due in large part to the same environmental destruction that is contributing to the emergence of zoonotic diseases like COVID-19, according to a World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) report released today.

Environment - 09.09.2020
Why the Government should be using post-Brexit trade policy to deliver on the promise of net zero
The Government's current approach to negotiating post-Brexit trade deals is setting the UK up to fail its net zero targets, new analysis from trade law experts at the University of Sussex warns.

Environment - Economics / Business - 09.09.2020
Nobel prize-winning economics of climate change is misleading and dangerous - here’s why
Professor Steve Keen (UCL Office of the Vice-Provost: Research) disagrees with the assertions of Noble Prize winner William Nordhaus on climate change and asserts climate change will negatively affect industries and economies worldwide.

Environment - 27.08.2020
Devastating hurricanes could be up to five times more likely in the Caribbean if tougher global warming targets are missed
Global warming is dramatically increasing the risk of extreme hurricanes in the Caribbean, but meeting more ambitious climate change goals could up to halve the likelihood of such disasters in the region, according to new research.

Environment - Health - 24.08.2020
COVID-19 pandemic should be a wake-up call for water security
Urgent action on water security is essential to better prepare societies for future global health crises, say experts at the University of Birminghamin the UK and Northwestern University in the US.

Health - Environment - 20.08.2020
Spotlight on... Jasmine Ho
This week we meet Jasmine Ho, Clinical Research Training Fellow at the Ear Institute. Here, Jasmine chats to us about founding the PPE charity MedSupplyDrive UK, which has directed over 250,000 items of PPE to more than 500 health and social care establishments to date.

Environment - 18.08.2020
Migrating bird populations affected by climate and land changes
Changes in climate and habitat on the breeding and non-breeding grounds of migratory birds are both playing an important part in driving their long-term population changes.

Environment - 13.08.2020

Veterinary - Environment - 12.08.2020
Analysis: Boxgrove - how we found Europe’s oldest bone tools and what we learned about their makers
Prospective students Current students UCL in the media Services for media Tell us your story Dr Matthew Pope (UCL Archaeology) discusses new evidence about an extinct human species found at the Boxgrove site, where Britain's oldest human remains reveal new insights into ancient toolmaking. Boxgrove in Sussex, England, is an iconic, old stone age site.

Environment - 11.08.2020
Revised UCL Statement on research Integrity 2020
Read about the latest revisions to the UCL Statement on Research Integrity, which sets out UCL's commitment to ensuring the highest standards of integrity in all aspects of its research activities.

Environment - Life Sciences - 11.08.2020
How fish stocks will change in warming seas
The Celtic Sea, English Channel and southern North Sea have experienced significant warming over the past 40 years and further increases in sea temperatures are expected over the coming decades. Projecting future changes can help prepare the fishing industry and management systems for resulting ecological, social and economic effects.

Environment - Health - 07.08.2020
British and Indian experts join forces to battle ’superbugs’
University of Birmingham experts are joining forces with their counterparts in India to investigate the impact that antibiotic manufacturing has on the spread of potentially fatal drug-resistant infections or ‘superbugs'.

Environment - 07.08.2020
New funding to unlock the power of ammonia
Cardiff University scientists are making strides towards the large-scale generation of electricity from ammonia thanks to new funding.

Environment - Pharmacology - 06.08.2020
India-UK team tackles Antimicrobial Resistance spread in waterways
British and Indian experts are joining forces to investigate the impact that releasing antibiotics from antibiotic manufacturing into India's waterways has on the spread of potentially fatal drug-resistant infections.

Computer Science - Environment - 04.08.2020
New app to implement social distancing on public transport
An app that allows companies to optimise social distancing measures on public transport has been created by a group of Cardiff University students.

Life Sciences - Environment - 30.07.2020
One quarter of native mammals now at risk of extinction in Britain
One quarter of native mammals now at risk of extinction in Britain
The first official Red List for British Mammals, led by a University of Sussex Professor shows that 11 of the 47 mammals native to Britain are classified as being at imminent risk of extinction.

Economics / Business - Environment - 28.07.2020
Opinion: We urgently need new tools to measure economic recovery after coronavirus
With world economic GDP figures estimated to face the biggest drop since 2008, Dr Al'ah Shehabi (UCL Institute for Global Prosperity) explains why new tools are needed for countries to measure their welfare following times of crisis.

Environment - Social Sciences - 27.07.2020
To end King Coal’s reign, must his loyal subjects get paid? Compensating phase-out losers for a just transition
The huge task of phasing out coal requires a detailed roadmap to sequence coal plant retirement with a range of policy instruments and support for key stakeholders which will expand current notions of a just transition, leading energy experts have said.

Environment - Social Sciences - 22.07.2020
Sussex Professor to oversee global scientific assessment for Cambridge University Press’s new Sustainability Series
What are the best ways to help people and societies adopt sustainable lifestyles? Where should charities, NGOs and decision-makers put their money and effort? What can scientific research tell us abo

Environment - Economics / Business - 22.07.2020
Policy report calls for national delivery to decarbonise heat
A new Heat Commission convened by the CBI and University of Birmingham - with leading industry figures - has called on the Government to develop a National Delivery Body (NDB) to lead the development and implementation of a national heat decarbonisation strategy.

Environment - 21.07.2020
Engineers look to improve CO2 storage in coal reserves
Cardiff University engineers are leading a pan-European project to explore the feasibility of enhancing carbon dioxide (CO2) storage in European coal seams.

Environment - Law - 16.07.2020
Landmark case could give 'Rights of Nature' to endangered forests
Landmark case could give ’Rights of Nature’ to endangered forests
In a landmark court case, Ecuador could soon become the first nation to use the ‘Rights of Nature' in relation to protected forests.

Environment - 15.07.2020
Revealing the atmospheric impact of planetary collisions
Giant impacts have a wide range of consequences for young planets and their atmospheres, according to research led by our scientists.

Environment - Computer Science - 13.07.2020
Cloud computing could be producing hidden greenhouse gas emissions
The amount of energy used for cloud computing, which contributes to climate change, needs to be more transparent says an Imperial researcher.

Environment - Life Sciences - 13.07.2020

Environment - Innovation - 13.07.2020

Materials Science - Environment - 08.07.2020
Printed coatings enable more efficient solar cells
Printed coatings enable more efficient solar cells
Researchers at Cambridge, Imperial and Singapore have developed a method to print ultrathin coatings on next-generation solar cells, allowing them to work in tandem with silicon solar cells to boost efficiencies. Photovoltaics, or solar cells, work by absorbing sunlight to produce clean electricity. But photovoltaics can absorb only a fraction of the solar spectrum, which limits their efficiencies.

Environment - Social Sciences - 08.07.2020
Opinion: Climate crisis causing families to shun farmers for arranged marriages
Dr Luiza Campos (UCL Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering) and her colleagues write how climate change has altered social norms around the world, and offer an in-depth look at the resulting marriage crisis in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.

Environment - Health - 07.07.2020
Air and noise quality study will help inform Oxford City’s future environmental policy approach
The new -OxAria- study started on 1st July, extending an existing collaboration which has enabled five low-cost air pollution sensors to be installed at city centre locations. Researchers at the University of Birmingham and University of Oxford have secured 207,000 funding from the Natural Environment Research Council to investigate the impacts of COVID-19 related public health measures upon air and noise quality in Oxford.

Life Sciences - Environment - 06.07.2020
Why it's no last orders for the Tequila bat: DNA helps conservation of elusive bat
Why it’s no last orders for the Tequila bat: DNA helps conservation of elusive bat
Scientists studying the -near threatened- tequila bat, best known for its vital role in pollinating the Blue Agave plant from which the drink of the same name is made from, have analysed its DNA to help inform conservationists on managing their populations.
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