Reducing global inequality - options for change
Research explores how we could meet climate targets while at the same time enabling poorer communities to use more energy to secure better living standards.
Reducing carbon emissions not enough to prevent ‘catastrophic climate change’
Professor Lea Berrang Ford says populations around the world need to adapt their lives dramatically to cope with the warming we’ve already caused – even if we do reach net zero.
Researchers awarded Research England policy support funding
Seven research teams from the School of Earth and Environment have been awarded funding for new policy engagement projects.
Free green services could substantially reduce household emissions
Using carbon tax revenue to fund free green electricity and public transport could significantly reduce individual households’ greenhouse gas emissions, a new study has found.
Nations are overusing natural resources faster than they are meeting basic human needs
For at least the last 30 years, not a single country has met the basic needs of its residents without overconsuming natural resources, according to new research led by the University of Leeds.