Climatology

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We are delighted to announce this year's Burntwood Lecture will be Chaired by Professor Dieter Helm, Official Fellow in Economics at New College, Oxford and Professor of Economic policy at...
The Burntwood Lecture was named after Lord Burntwood, a founding member of the Institution and our first chairman. Founded in 1994 to mark his contribution to the Institution, the lecture series...

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Agricultural areas have expanded dramatically in the tropics, providing food for the world's population, but posing a severe threat to natural habitats and tropical biodiversity. A crop which has...
In a modern capitalist society, is something without an ascribed monetary value considered worthless? Phrases such as ‘natural capital’ and ‘ecosystem services’ are increasingly used within the...
The role of land in meeting the objectives of the Paris Agreement. Human activity in the land sector, such as deforestation and agriculture, is currently responsible for around 10% of carbon dioxide...
With global temperatures rising, acute weather events are presenting a fundamental challenge to societies and businesses around the world. Climate change poses an increasing threat to global...
There is a lot of focus on limiting the amount of greenhouse gas that we add to the air, but could we also look at the other side of the equation and start to subtract? Join leading UK climate...
The recent advancement of power generation technology has provided a new opportunity for coal. Through the progression of new technologies increasing power generation efficiency, alongside the...
Following the momentous Conference of the Parties (COP 21), progress towards ratification of the Paris Agreement has been far swifter than expected and the Agreement legally took effect in November...

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