Scientists at UCL have joined experts from across the globe in writing the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s report on limiting global warming to 1.5C.
Published: Oct 8, 2018 5:26:00 PM
Economist Dr Zhifu Mi has been awarded the prestigious 2018 World Sustainability Award in recognition of his on-going research into the economics of climate change.
Published: Sep 25, 2018 1:29:02 PM
Land-based bird populations are becoming confined to nature reserves in some parts of the world - raising the risk of global extinction - due to the loss of suitable habitat, according to a report led by UCL.
Published: Sep 21, 2018 12:06:50 PM
UCL scientists are taking part in what could be the largest-scale Arctic research expedition ever planned when RV Polarstern is deliberately lodged into sea ice to drift past the North Pole.
Published: Aug 29, 2018 2:26:23 PM
Wasps might not be the nation’s favourite insects but are some of the most important so UCL and University of Gloucestershire scientists are again asking for the public’s help to find out more about these misunderstood creatures.
Published: Aug 14, 2018 12:03:34 PM
Groundwater pumped from the depths of the coastal Bengal Basin supporting more than 80 million people is largely secure from contamination, according to new research by UCL and the British Geological Survey.
Published: Jul 19, 2018 4:11:29 PM
Bones of an entirely new but already extinct genus of gibbon have been discovered in China, revealing the magnitude of human-caused extinction of primates, according to a study by UCL and ZSL (Zoological Society of London).
Published: Jun 21, 2018 7:23:48 PM
Climate change will have a rapidly increasing effect on the structure of global ecological communities over the next few decades, with amphibians and reptiles being significantly more affected than birds and mammals, a new report by UCL finds.
Published: Jun 20, 2018 11:45:28 AM
Antarctica’s great ice sheet is losing ground as it is eroded by warm ocean water circulating beneath its floating edge, a new UCL and University of Leeds study has found.
Published: Apr 6, 2018 12:37:35 PM
The complex properties of water and ice are not well understood but a team from UCL and the ISIS Neutron and Muon Source have revealed new information about a phase of ice called 'ice II'.
Published: Apr 6, 2018 12:26:29 PM
Animals living in volatile habitats can gain major evolutionary benefits by shielding their families from the changing environment, suggests research from UCL, the University of Bristol and University of Exeter.
Published: Mar 7, 2018 6:40:28 PM
New laser scanning technology is being used by UCL scientists to provide fresh and unprecedented insights into the structure and mass of trees, a development that will help plot how much carbon they absorb and how they might respond to climate change.
Published: Feb 16, 2018 9:52:15 AM
Up to 16% of all species on Earth could qualify as potential alien species and if they invade new regions, impacts will be difficult to predict, according to new research involving UCL.
Published: Feb 6, 2018 9:41:11 AM
Flowering plants likely originated between 149 and 256 million years ago according to new UCL-led research.
Published: Feb 5, 2018 10:23:10 AM
A blueprint to cut UK electricity prices to bring them into line with competitor countries such as Germany and France as we move to low-carbon power generation has been proposed by UCL researchers.
Published: Feb 5, 2018 7:31:13 AM