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China's per capita carbon emissions overtake EU's

~~BBC (Web), 21/09/2014 CO2 emissions set to reach new 40 billion tonne record high in 2014. Prof Corrine Le Queré (TYN/ENV) quoted. Article AND Washington Post (Web), 21/09/2014 Article AND Bloomberg (Web), 21/09/2014 Article AND New Scientist (Web), 21/09/2014 Article AND The Daily Telegraph, 22/09/2014, p. 2 Article AND The Times, 22/09/2014, p. 9 AND Independent (Web), 22/09/2014, p. 9 Article AND ITV.com (Web), 22/09/2014 Article AND Mail on Sunday (Web),...

China's per capita carbon emissions overtake EU's

~~BBC (Web), 21/09/2014 CO2 emissions set to reach new 40 billion tonne record high in 2014. Prof Corrine Le Queré (TYN/ENV) quoted. Article AND Washington Post (Web), 21/09/2014 Article AND Bloomberg (Web), 21/09/2014 Article AND New Scientist (Web), 21/09/2014 Article AND The Daily Telegraph, 22/09/2014, p. 2 Article AND The Times, 22/09/2014, p. 9 AND Independent (Web), 22/09/2014, p. 9 Article AND ITV.com (Web), 22/09/2014 Article AND Mail on Sunday (Web),...

CO2 emissions set to reach new 40 billion tonne record high in 2014

Remaining CO2 emission 'quota' may be used up in one generation and more than half of all fossil fuel reserves may need to be left untapped.   Read this full article

Winter is coming: British weather set to become more unsettled

British winters are becoming increasingly volatile due to extreme variations in pressure over the North Atlantic according to scientists from the University of Sheffield and the University of East Anglia. Read this article

ESRC Festival of Social Science 2014

As part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science 2014 exhibitions, talks and interactive demonstrations across two days will explore the questions ‘what does nature do for me?’ and ‘what is nature worth?’. At this free event, economists and geographers from ENV will illustrate the interconnection between modern lifestyles and the natural environment using a range of information technologies (including augmented reality, virtual reality, virtual globes etc). Thursday 6 November 2014,...

Job Opportunity for recent graduate – Agritech Water Cluster

The Agritech Water Cluster is a new collaboration between researchers at the UEA and business from the agritech and water sectors, led by Professor Kevin Hiscock from ENV. We are looking for a recent graduate with strong communication skills and an enthusiastic interest in the environment and knowledge of the water and agricultural sectors to help develop the project.   Full details here ...

NERC impact award

NERC impact award - deadline 16:00 Wednesday 10 September 2014.   http://www.nerc.ac.uk/latest/events/impact There are four award categories: Economic Impact Award Recognising research that has achieved exceptional economic benefit. Societal Impact Award Recognising research that has achieved exceptional social, cultural, public policy or service, health, environmental or quality of life benefits. International Impact Award Recognising research that has...

NERC impact award

NERC impact award - deadline 16:00 Wednesday 10 September 2014.   http://www.nerc.ac.uk/latest/events/impact There are four award categories: Economic Impact Award Recognising research that has achieved exceptional economic benefit. Societal Impact Award Recognising research that has achieved exceptional social, cultural, public policy or service, health, environmental or quality of life benefits. International Impact Award Recognising research that has...

Citizen scientists saving lives around deadly 'Throat of Fire' volcano

Citizen scientists are saving the lives of people living in the shadow of deadly volcanoes according to new research from the University of East Anglia. Read more.

Thetford timber used on UEA low carbon building

Thetford timber used on UEA low carbon building Bury Free Press (Web), 19/08/14 Sustainable Thetford timber is being used in the new Enterprise Centre being built at UEA. Link