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Environment - Psychology - 18.02.2021
Cambridge psychologist helps Facebook fight climate change misinformation
Social media giant turn to behaviour and communication expert to help them tackle the dangerous anti-science myths that circulate online.   Facebook is in a unique position to counter the circulation of online misinformation Sander van der Linden Facebook has sought the help of experts on anti-environment propaganda, including a Cambridge psychologist, to improve their Climate Science Information Centre and help more of the platform's almost three billion monthly users find the latest accurate climate science data.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 16.02.2021
Analysis: Perseverance rover set for nail-biting landing on Mars - here’s the rocket science
Professor Andrew Coates (UCL Space & Climate Physics) explains how the Perseverance rover will land on Mars, a risky process made harder by the fact that it must be done complete autonomously.

Environment - Economics / Business - 15.02.2021

Environment - Career - 11.02.2021

Environment - Life Sciences - 09.02.2021
Man-made borders threaten wildlife as climate changes
Man-made borders threaten wildlife as climate changes
Man-made borders like the USA-Mexico border wall could make it difficult for almost 700 mammal species to adapt to climate change.

Agronomy / Food Science - Environment - 08.02.2021
Feeding Leeds: A fair and self-sustaining food system for the city
Feeding Leeds: A fair and self-sustaining food system for the city
A bold vision for feeding the population of Leeds would transform the city into a far more food secure, fair and sustainable place to live.

Environment - Health - 02.02.2021
Analysis: Why ocean pollution is a clear danger to human health
Professor Jacqueline McGlade (UCL Institute for Global Prosperity) co-authors an article on her research into ocean pollution, and outlines the dangers it can pose to human health.

Environment - Innovation - 01.02.2021

Environment - History / Archeology - 01.02.2021
Newly transcribed chronicle describes extreme weather events that hit Bristol 400 years ago
Newly transcribed chronicle describes extreme weather events that hit Bristol 400 years ago
Historians from the University of Bristol have discovered contemporary accounts of numerous weird weather events that happened in the Bristol area around the turn of the 16th/17th century including devastating floods, massive snowfalls and frosts that saw rivers frozen for months.

Environment - 28.01.2021
Map shows Londoners how healthy their neighbourhood is
Londoners can now plan daily activities or even decide where to live according to how healthy an area is, using a new dataset and interactive map which launches today.

Environment - Social Sciences - 27.01.2021

Innovation - Environment - 27.01.2021

Environment - Life Sciences - 26.01.2021
Analysis: why foods grown in warm climates could be doing the most damage to wildlife
Food produced in tropical and Mediterranean regions comes at a higher cost to biodiversity than that grown elsewhere, say Dr Tim Newbold, Adrienne Etard, Gonzalo Albaladejo Robles and Jessica J Williams (all UCL Biosciences).

Environment - 25.01.2021
Investigating impact of human activity on birds
Investigating impact of human activity on birds
Our scientists have shown where bird species would exist in the absence of human activity under research that could provide a new approach to setting conservation priorities.

Environment - Economics / Business - 25.01.2021

Life Sciences - Environment - 21.01.2021
Common pesticides stop bees and flies from getting a good night’s sleep
Just like us, many insects need a decent night's sleep to function properly, but this might not be possible if they have been exposed to neonicotinoid insecticides, the most common form of insecticide used worldwide, suggests research by academics at the University of Bristol.

Transport - Environment - 18.01.2021

Environment - Earth Sciences - 13.01.2021
Wetland methane cycling increased during ancient global warming event
New research provides a stark warning of the need to address emissions from one of the most potent greenhouse gases - methane. Wetland methane cycling increased during a rapid global warming event 56 million years ago and could foreshadow changes the methane cycle will experience in the future, according to new research led by the University of Bristol.

Environment - Economics / Business - 12.01.2021
Tackle climate emergency with same urgency as Covid, experts urge PM
Business, academic and civil society leaders have jointly written to the Prime Minister to highlight the need to rapidly catalyse green innovation, with solutions to climate change needing to be rolled out with the same focus and urgency as the development of Covid vaccines.

Administration - Environment - 12.01.2021

Environment - Life Sciences - 16.12.2020
’There’s this whole unknown and hidden world inside all of us - and it can tell us so much’
When Sophie Watson tells family and friends what she does for a living she tends to keep it simple; “I just say I work with polar bears and wolverines.

Environment - Materials Science - 15.12.2020

Environment - Health - 14.12.2020
Opinion: How can we avoid a ’dirty’ recovery from Covid-19?
A transition to a post-carbon global economy will inevitably be highly disruptive and steps must be taken to ensure it doesn't disproportionately affect disadvantaged communities, say Research Assistant Julia Kreienkamp and Dr Tom Pegram (both UCL Global Governance Institute).

Economics / Business - Environment - 09.12.2020
Opinion: Central Banking’s Green Mission
Central banks must use their power to support a timely green transition, argue Professor Mariana Mazzucato, Dr Josh Ryan-Collins and PhD candidate Asker Voldsgaard (All UCL Institute for Innovation & Public Purpose).

Innovation - Environment - 08.12.2020
Energy storage experts launch research and innovation roadmap for future technology deployment
The role of energy storage and the part it will play in helping the UK reach its net-zero targets on carbon emissions by 2050 has been set out in a roadmap drawn up by researchers at the University of Birmingham, drawing on expert knowledge from across the energy sector.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 07.12.2020
New research will use space telescopes to monitor energy efficiency of buildings
The University of Cambridge is one of 21 organisations awarded a share of over £7 million in funding meant to put the UK at the forefront of the latest advances in space innovation.

Environment - 04.12.2020
Carbon offset market needs radical reform 
The global voluntary carbon market, which allows companies to invest in environmental projects around the world to offset their own carbon footprint, could undermine global warming without an overhaul, a UCL and Trove Research study has found.

Economics / Business - Environment - 03.12.2020
Survey highlights ambitions of London businesses to reduce capital’s inequalities
London business leaders have set their sights on rebuilding a fairer, greener and more inclusive economy in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a new survey, developed with support from UCL.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 03.12.2020
Antarctic bays named after UCL scientists
Two UCL scientists who tragically died within months of each other in 2013 have had bays in Antarctica named after them in recognition of their contributions to Antarctic science.

Environment - 30.11.2020
Rare Grass-Poly rediscovered in Norfolk ’ghost pond’
A rare and endangered UK wetland plant has been found in Norfolk after more than a century in hiding, report UCL researchers.
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