Current and forthcoming news and events from with Environmental Sciences Current and forthcoming news and events from with Environmental Sciences

Tropical forests overexploited by unsustainable logging

Widely hailed as a renewable natural resource, tropical timber from old-growth tropical forests is selectively logged worldwide at an unprecedented scale.  Read this article at:  https://www.uea.ac.uk/about/-/tropical-forests-overexploited-by-unsustainable-logging

New report outlines climate change risks to UK

UEA researchers have contributed to a new report which confirms that climate change is happening now.  Read this full article at:  https://www.uea.ac.uk/about/-/new-report-provides-authoritative-scientific-assessment-of-climate-change-risks-to-uk

New research centre to strengthen marine science capacity

A new marine science centre launches today aiming to provide solutions to some of the biggest challenges facing the world’s seas and society - from climate change to energy and food security.  Read this full article at:  https://www.uea.ac.uk/about/-/new-uea-government-research-centre-to-strengthen-uk-marine-science-capacity

£8 million monsoon project launches in India

A project involving scientists from the UK and India to predict monsoon rainfall by studying ocean processes in the Bay of Bengal launches today.  Read this full article at: £8 million monsoon project launches in india  

Jessica Johnson has won a UEA Engagement Award 2016

Jessica Johnson has won a UEA Engagement Award 2016.  Read more at:  https://www.uea.ac.uk/community-university-engagement/awards

Underwater ‘lost city’ found to be geological formation

The ancient underwater remains of a long lost Greek city were in fact created by a naturally occurring phenomenon – according to joint research from the University of East Anglia and the University of Athens (Greece).  Read this full article at:  https://www.uea.ac.uk/about/-/underwater-lost-city-found-to-be-geological-formation

UEA landslide research could help save lives

UEA research into the hazard risks of landslides could help save lives thanks to a new digital resource which launches today.   Read this full article

Summer Course on Climate and Energy

The  World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS), the World Energy & Meteorology Council (WEMC) and the EU project EUPORIAS are very pleased to invite you to the Summer Course on Climate and Energy which will run from Monday  4 th  to  Thursday  7 th  July 2016  and will be held at the  University of East Anglia (UEA), Norwich (UK) . Deadline for applications...

Prof Corinne Le Quéré elected as Royal Society Fellow

One of the world’s leading climate change scientists has been recognised for her outstanding contribution with the announcement that she has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society.   Corinne Le Quéré, Professor of Climate Change Science and Policy at the University of East Anglia (UEA) and Director of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, researches the interactions between climate change and the carbon cycle.  Read this full article 

Professor Corinne Le Quere appointed to the UK’s Climate Change Committee (the CCC)

Congratulates to Professor Corinne Le Quere on her recent appointment, following a competitive process, to the UK’s Climate Change Committee (the CCC).  The CCC is an independent, statutory body established under the Climate Change Act 2008 and advises the UK Government and Devolved Administrations on emissions targets, reporting to Parliament on progress made in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and preparing for climate change.  Hence, this is a significant appointment for TYN...