Drought

Living with environmental uncertainty

The Cabot Institute brings together world-class expertise, developing truly multidisciplinary research programmes to tackle the challenges of uncertain environmental change.

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97 Hours

Living with environmental uncertainty

Cabot Institute Director Prof Rich Pancost features in the 97 Hours of Consensus campaign helping to communicate that 97 per cent of climate scientists have concluded that humans are causing global warming.

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John Cook

Living with environmental uncertainty

Get your free ticket to see John Cook talk on "Dogma vs. consensus: Letting the evidence speak on climate change" on Friday 19 September.

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MSc

Living with environmental uncertainty

Understand the fundamentals of climate change science and its links to policy and policymakers with our masters programme.

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Events

News

  • First eyewitness accounts of mystery volcanic eruption [19 Sep 14]
    New light has been shed on one of the biggest volcanic eruptions in the last 500 years – the so-called 'Unknown eruption' – thanks to an unusual collaboration between a historian and a team of earth scientists at the University of Bristol.
  • Responding and adapting to climate change [15 Sep 14]
    How should we address the scientific, cultural, health, and social issues arising from climate change when there is uncertainty about its effects? Experts from around the world will meet in Bristol this month to discuss how best to respond to climate change in an uncertain world.
  • Jonathan Bamber talks sea level rise with global media [11 Sep 14]
    Cabot Institute member, Prof Jonathan Bamber from the School of Geographical Sciences, is appearing on international radio and television to discuss his latest research on sea level rise and the West Antarctic Ice Sheet.
  • App helps people to plan for Bristol Green Doors [10 Sep 14]
    Over 20 properties will be taking part in this weekend’s Bristol Green Doors open home event [Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 September] and visitors will have the opportunity to take full advantage of them thanks to the Digital Green Doors Android and iPhone smartphone and tablet application.