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Extreme temperature anomalies are warming faster than Earth's average

Extreme temperature anomalies are warming faster than Earth's average.  Read this full article

Remote piloted aircraft maps storm surge impacts one year on

One year on from the biggest UK storm surge for 60 years, new aerial photos have revealed details of breaches to the natural and man-made coastal defences on part of the East Anglian coastline....

Human influence important factor in possible global and UK temperature records

Early figures from the University of East Anglia (UEA) show 2014 is on course to be one of, if not the warmest year on record both globally and for the UK.   Read more about this article

New research highlights key role of ozone in climate change

Computer models used to predict climate change could be improved by including an often overlooked effect of ozone - according to research from the University of Cambridge and the University of East...

Geoengineering our climate is not a 'quick fix'

The deliberate, large-scale intervention in the Earth's climate system is not a "quick fix" for global warming, according to a project involving the University of East Anglia. Read this full article

Underwater robots reveal why Antarctic ice caps are melting

Researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) and the California Institute of Technology have used underwater robots to show how warm water is making its way to the Antarctic ice sheets,...

Prof Bob Watson to receive United Nations award for services to science

University of East Anglia scientist Prof Bob Watson has been awarded a top UN Prize for inspirational service to the planet.  Read this article at: ...

New laws threaten Brazil's unique ecosystems

Brazil's globally significant ecosystems could be exposed to mining and dams if proposals being debated by the Brazilian Congress go ahead – according to research involving the University of East...

Climate change causes bees to fall out of sync with flowering plants

Climate change could be disrupting the relationship between bees and plants according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA). Read this full article:  ...

Launch of Agritech Water Cluster

On Friday 7 November2014,  12-1pm in  Keith Clayton Seminar Room The Agritech Water Cluster is led by ENV researchers to promote new collaborations between researchers at the UEA and...

Volcano Top Trumps gets explosive virtual makeover

Volcanoes can both inspire and destroy and now aspiring volcanologists can go online to play their way to a better understanding of these powers, thanks to a new digital version of Volcano Top...

UEA scientist leads major UN report on ocean acidification

Research from the University of East Anglia has contributed to a major new international report which unequivocally shows that ocean acidification will have significant consequences for marine...

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...

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...

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...

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

Coastal erosion is a very real threat to some of Norfolk's most vulnerable communities.

Norfolk Magazine (Web), 18/08/14 Coastal erosion could have a massive impact on the Norfolk coastline and is a threat to vulnerable communities. Prof Julian Andrews (ENV) Link

Poles Apart - Two icy environments two different extremes by Polar Explorer Anthony Jinman on 29 July 2014

University of East Anglia, Julian Study Centre, Lecture Theatre on 29th of July 2014 18.30-19.30 Public Talk, everyone welcome! Earlier this year Antony became the 12th...
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