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California Oil Pumps

Which fossil fuels must remain in the ground to limit global warming?

A third of oil reserves, half of gas reserves and over 80% of current coal reserves globally should remain in the ground and not be used before 2050 if global warming is to stay below the 2°C target agreed by policy makers, according to new research by the UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources.

UCL in the media

UCL's appearances in the mainstream media

Adoption chiefs' U-turn over e-cigarettes

Professor Robert West (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health) comments on new recommendations from the British Association of Adoption and Fostering that  agencies should consider e-cigarettes as different to tobacco cigarettes. Read: Daily Mail, More: Times (£)

UCL Opinion

Opinion and comment from UCL academics in the media

Jon Snow's negative experience on skunk is very understandable

“Skunk stole Snow’s soul”, “Just say no, Snow” – these were just some of the headlines this week in response to Jon Snow’s blogpost and video recounting his experience of smoking ‘skunk’-type cannabis as part of a scientific study at UCL which will be shown in a live TV programme – Drugs Live: Cannabis on Trial – on Channel 4 on March 3. We wanted to answer some of the questions raised by people about the trial as well as providing some of the wider context about this study, plus its aims and rationale, writes Professor Valerie Curran (UCL Clinical, Educational & Health Psychology) in the Guardian.