Tag Archive for 'Tyndall Centre for Climate change Research'

Can avoid worst impacts of climate change if emissions decline steeply

January 14th, 2013 by University of Reading

Tough limits on global emissions of greenhouse gases could avoid 20% to 65% of the damaging effects of climate change by 2100, according to research led by the University of Reading‘s Walker Institute and published in the paper ‘A global assessment of the effects of climate policy on the impacts of climate change‘ in the […]

Some harmful impacts of climate change are now inevitable so we need to prepare for adaptation

November 27th, 2012 by University of Southampton

Uncertainty about how much the climate is changing is not a reason to delay preparing for the harmful impacts of climate change said Professor Jim Hall of the Environmental Change Institute at the University of Oxford and colleagues at the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, writing in Nature Climate Change. The costs of adapting […]

Global greenhouse gas emissions rebound to record levels in 2010

December 11th, 2011 by Centre for International Climate and Environmental Research

Following the dampening effect of the 2008 to 2009 global financial crisis, global carbon emissions from fossil fuel combustion have reached a record high of 9.1 Gigatonnes C1 in 2010. When including emissions from land-use change, the total emissions reached 10.0 Gigatonnes Carbon. In its annual analysis published online in the journal Nature Climate Change, […]

How Politicians’ inaction is ramping up the risk of dangerous climate change

December 16th, 2010 by Friends of the Earth

A Friends of the Earth report, “Reckless Gamblers – How politicians’ inaction is ramping up the risk of dangerous climate change,”  published on 15 December 2010 warned that countries across the globe will need to make much bigger cuts in emissions than previously thought, because of a lack of progress in international efforts to tackle […]