“Hold Back The River: Fellowship reflections” by Rosalind Bark

On 27th June, CCCEP Associate and European Commission Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action Fellow,  Rosalind Bark, gave her end of Fellowship Seminar entitled “Hold Back The River: Fellowship reflections”.  Her project, Catchments under Pressure: Ecosystem Service Solutions (CuPESS), comprised six interlinked inquiries to assess opportunities for, and mechanisms to, mainstream natural flood risk management in U.K. catchments.

Nicholas Stern made Companion of Honour in the Queen’s Birthday Honours

Professor Lord Stern of Brentford, Chair of the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy, has been made a Companion of Honour in the Queen’s Birthday Honours, announced on 16 June 2017, for services to economics, international relations and climate change. Professor Sam Fankhauser, Deputy Director of the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and […]

Lindsay Stringer

Stories from the South Pole: A pioneer speaks

CCCEP’s Prof Lindsay Stringer has been sharing her experience as part of the first Homeward Bound expedition – the world’s largest all-female multidisciplinary expedition to Antarctica. She joined 75 other women from all over the globe for the  ground-breaking trip in December 2016. Prof Stringer, based in the School of Earth and Environment at the […]

Cities “blind” to emissions, new CCCEP study finds

Cities remain blind to a huge slice of their overall carbon footprint, a new study by CCCEP researchers has found. Calculations by the team at the University of Leeds, based on a study of Bristol, suggest that less than a third of the city’s greenhouse gas emissions come from the electricity or the fuel used […]

Loss and damage due to climate change – COP22 Side Event

A UNFCCC COP22 side event on ‘Loss and damage due to climate change: Understanding values, vulnerability and livelihood security’ is planned for Saturday 12th November, 11.30 – 13.00. The session aims to explore novel angles to assessing loss and damage under the UNFCCC, particularly intangible and non-market aspects. The speakers will offer insights into what […]

Climathon inspires new ideas for Leeds

[LEEDS, 01.11.2016] – Participants at an event in Leeds came up with new solutions to reduce carbon emissions as part of a 24-hour global challenge to solve climate change. Students and stakeholders in Leeds joined citizens in world cities such as Paris and Shanghai simultaneously taking part in the hackathon-style Climathon event. The Climate-KIC Climathon […]

Speech – ‘The Stern Review +10: new opportunities for growth and development’

Speech given by Professor Lord Stern of Brentford at The Royal Society on 28th October 2016 ‘The Criticality of the Next 10 Years: Delivering the Global Agenda and Building Infrastructure for the 21st Century’ – Download PDF of presentation slides Last night in a lecture at the London School of Economics and Political Science, I […]

Night owls wanted for Leeds Climathon

A 24-hour event at the University of Leeds is looking to sign up participants with staying power to crack a climate change challenge for the city.