Climate UEA

ClimateUEA tells our collective climate story during this critical time for our planet. Pioneers of climate research for nearly 50 years, we use our world-leading expertise to tackle the unprecedented environmental and social challenges caused by climate change.

Thinking Without Borders, we bring together a multidisciplinary team of experts from natural sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities to collaborate, innovate and discover.









UEA at Norwich Science Festival - Hello Future Fashion

  • Oct 24, 2021 17:00PM
  • Norwich School, Norwich NR1 4DD
  • Norwich Science Festival
  • Free

Hello Future Fashion: Contributing to a more sustainable future
Discover inspiring, affordable, accessible ways to consume less but still enjoy fashion and help contribute towards the survival of the planet, with insights from researchers, businesses, makers and activists in Norfolk


UEA at Norwich Science Festival - Hello Future Fashion Exhibition

  • Oct 23, 2021 10:00AM
  • The Forum, Norwich
  • Exhibition
  • Free

Sat 23 - Sat 30 October, 10am to 4pm Hello Future Fashion: exhibition and workshops. How much do you think about the clothes you wear? What are they made from? And what happens when we stop wearing them? Visit the Hello Future Fashion pop-up to explore the stories of our clothes, then learn new upcycling and mending skills in a range of workshops.


Are we heading for extinction? Humanity and the Climate Crisis

  • Oct 12, 2021 19:00PM
  • Norwich Cathedral
  • Panel discussion
  • £5

Speakers: Dr Rachel Carmenta, Prof Robert Nicholls, Prof Jeff Price, Dr Rupert Read, Jean McNeil (chair) It was an asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs, but will it be climate change that brings an eventual end to humankind? Four panellists from the University of East Anglia will address the human impact of climate change – from rising sea levels to biodiversity collapse – and the associated humanitarian and philosophical crises. But is there hope for humanity? Dr Rachel Carmenta is Lecturer in Climate Change and International Development at UEA and the Tyndall Centre. Prof Robert Nicholls is Director of the Tyndall Centre, and Professor of Climate Adaptation at UEA and the Tyndall Centre. Prof Jeff Price is an Associate Professor at UEA, and a Senior Research Associate at the Tyndall Centre. Dr Rupert Read is a Reader at UEA. Prof Jean McNeil is a Professor of Creative Writing at UEA. Robert Nicholls and Jean McNeil are on the ClimateUEA Internal Leadership Group


Lasdun lecture: What happened at COP26?

  • Nov 25, 2021 18:30PM
  • Lecture theatre 1, UEA and online - booking link to follow
  • Lecture
  • Free, booking link to follow

Free lecture hosted by UEA. Part of ClimateUEA - booking details to follow



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.


ClimateUEA Timeline


A history of climate
activities at UEA



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.


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.

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