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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

Islamic State 'destroys ancient statues in Iraq'

Professor Eleanor Robson (UCL History) explains the significance of the statues destroyed by Islamic State in Mosul, Iraq. Watch: BBC News, Read: Financial Times

UCL Opinion

Opinion and comment from UCL academics in the media

Out of the loop: why lay views of science are heard but not obeyed

Public dialogue has become an integral part of the policymaking process, but those in power still pay more heed to the technocrats, says Melanie Smallman (UCL Science & Technology Studies) in Research Fortnight (£). More...