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Twenty-nine organisations are participating in a call for UK-based academic researchers to apply for funded placements with them on proposals to address aspects of climate resilience. Host organisations for the UK Climate Resilience Embedded Researcher scheme range from Anglian Water to the Church of England, along with government departments, place-based climate change partnerships...

A blog from Professor Andy Challinor (University of Leeds), Dhanush Dinesh (CCAFS), Peter Läderach (CCAFS), Marissa Van Epp (CCAFS) At first glance, the COVID-19 crisis appears to have nothing to do with the climate crisis. Over the last month, COVID-19 has eclipsed climate change and many other global challenges as...

Last summer I was honoured to receive the Piers Sellers prize for exceptional PhD research. Working in the NERC-funded Centre for Polar Observation and Modelling (CPOM), I used satellites to measure the height of the Antarctic and Greenland ice sheets and how they change over time, as well as their...

The energy used to grow, process, package and transport food accounts for about a quarter of global greenhouse gas emissions. But not all food is equally carbon-intensive. Researchers can measure the impact of different food choices at each stage of their journey – from farm to fork – to work...