Tracking adaptation to climate change using big data
Prof J Ford, Prof J Minx
7 January 2019
Adaptation has become a core element of climate change policy and research, and figures prominently in the UN Paris Agreement (Lesnikowski et al., 2017; Magnan and Ribera, 2016).
Beyond global mean warming: pathways to achieve multiple climatic targets
Dr P Goodwin, Prof R. Nicholls, Dr T Ezard, Dr I Haigh
4 January 2019
Project Rationale. Reducing the extent and impacts of climate change is a defining issue of the 21st century. The goals of the UN Paris Climate Agreement are framed in terms of restricting the warming of global mean surface air-temperatures to below 2°C.
The distributional effects of the low carbon transition
Prof J Barrett
31 January 2019
The UK is committed to reduce its Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 80% in 2050 based on 1990 levels. This target could also be tightened to net zero emissions by 2050 to align the UK’s commitment with international climate goals.