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Living with environmental uncertainty

Bristol scientists contribute to latest IPCC report on the impact of global warming on ecosystems and human systems.

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Rich Pancost

Living with environmental uncertainty

Director Rich Pancost talks biogeochemistry and why it is important for understanding climate change.

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  • New approach needed to deal with increased flood risk [16 Apr 14]
    Considering the impacts of climate change on flood risk may not be effective unless current risk is managed better, according to new research from Cabot Institute academics at the University of Bristol, published today in the Journal of Hydrology.
  • New design for mobile phone masts could cut carbon emissions [14 Apr 14]
    A breakthrough in the design of signal amplifiers for mobile phone masts could deliver a massive 200MW cut in the load on UK power stations, reducing CO2 emissions by around 0.5 million tonnes a year.
  • Bristol scientist contributes to latest IPCC report [13 Apr 14]
    Members of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will approve the Summary for Policymakers of the Working Group III (WGIII) contribution to the Fifth Assessment Report and accept the underlying scientific and technical assessment at a meeting in Berlin, Germany today (Sunday 13 April 2014).
  • Bristol students win national humanitarian design award [11 Apr 14]
    A team of students from the University of Bristol has won the Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Branch Challenge 2014 with their design of a Candlenut gasification stove.