third of oil reserves,
half of gas reserves and over 80% of current coal reserves globally
remain in the ground and not be used before 2050 if global warming is to
below the 2°C target agreed by policy makers, according to new research
UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources.
UCL in the media
UCL's appearances in the mainstream media
Opinion and comment from UCL academics in the media
is gloriously un-plannable and horribly unplanned. From the Romans to
the Romanians, the immigrant tribes who now call themselves English have
been drawn to our uniquely cosmopolitan capital. This heterogeneous
cultural mixture may help to explain the lack of appetite for plan-led
“improvements” or urban reshaping. There is no common cultural
foundation upon which to create a formal grand plan, writes Professor
Peter Rees (UCL Bartlett
School of Planning) in The Guardian.