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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.

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Genome hunter: Rare diseases make people want to help

Professor Maria Bitner-Glindzicz (UCL Institute of Child Health) discusses the 100,000 Genomes Project. Read: New Scientist More...

UCL Opinion

Opinion and comment from UCL academics in the media

London needs homes, not towers of ‘safe-deposit boxes’

London 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.
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