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.
Opinion and comment from UCL academics in the media
The results of the recent Research
Excellence Framework (REF) have been ranked according to research
intensity, power and strength, all weighting the same factors in
different ways. Add to that grade point average and quality index and
there are at least five ways in which league tables have been compiled
by serious-minded folk, writes Professor Jonathan Wolff (UCL Philosophy) in the Guardian.