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
Explaining why people may perceive different colours in a photograph, Dr Beau Lotto (UCL Institute of Ophthalmology) says: "the brain has evolved not to see absolutes, but to see the difference between things." Read: BBC News More...
Opinion and comment from UCL academics in the media
“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.