ClimateUEA NEWS AND EVENTS
UEA praised for 'outstanding' work on climate research
Sir James Bevan, Chief Executive of the Environment Agency, praised UEA’s outstanding work on climate research and highlighted the need to focus on climate...
2022 sixth warmest year on record for global temperature
Globally 2022 was the sixth warmest year in a series stretching back to 1850, according to figures released today by the Met Office and University of East Anglia.
Study identifies new cause of melting Antarctic ice shelves
Researchers have discovered a process that can contribute to the melting of ice shelves in the Antarctic.
Countries bet on forests and soils to reach net-zero
New research by the University of East Anglia highlights the risks of countries relying on nature-based solutions to achieve net-zero.
Climate change mural now on display at Norwich City Hall in historic year for Climatic Research Unit
On the 50th anniversary year of UEA’s Climatic Research Unit (CRU), the stark impact of climate change has been brought into focus by a giant mural now on...
Subsidence control reduces flood risk in China’s coastal communities in China
New research suggests that implementation of a national policy of subsidence control would greatly reduce the impacts on sea level rise for people living in...
Climate change driving changes of plankton in our ocean
Scientists have discovered that the heating up of the North Atlantic is causing plankton to shift and change in abundance, indicating a threat to the earth’s...
No sign of decrease in global CO2 emissions
Global carbon emissions in 2022 remain at record levels, according to the latest annual update from the Global Carbon Project.
New dataset reveals biological “treasure trove” of Arctic Ocean
A major new project will help benchmark biodiversity change in the Arctic Ocean and guide conservation efforts by identifying unique species and assessing their...
Report calls for Indigenous Peoples’ knowledge to be included in climate policy
A new report highlights how recognising Indigenous Peoples’ and local communities’ knowledge systems could do more to address climate change.
Rising global temperatures point to widespread drought
Worsening droughts caused by rising global temperatures pose significant risks around the world – according to new research from UEA.
A diverse range of interdisciplinary research takes place across ClimateUEA. Read about some of the exciting projects we are working on below.
UEA has pioneered climate research for nearly 50 years. Our Climatic Research Unit and the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research have both broken new ground in understanding the global climate system and its implications for society, and continue to do so. Read more about the global impact that UEA climate research has made in this field since 1972.
In this critical climate decade for our planet, our world-leading climate experts collaborate and innovate to provide the vital research, solutions and insight needed to understand and minimise humankind’s impact on Earth’s climate and ecosystems.
Here, you can discover more about some of our pioneering climate change researchers and their latest projects, impact and ground-breaking work.
View a list of honours, awards and medals received by our faculty.
Collaboration is at the heart of ClimateUEA. Bringing together different expertise and perspectives, we work with our colleagues and partners as a multidisciplinary team to monitor the Earth’s climate and tackle the impact of climate change.