Switzerland, UK and Norway "dangerously unprepared" to keep people cool if global 1.5ºC target is missed

Researchers from the Oxford Martin Programme on the Future of Cooling have predicted the impact of rising temperatures on climate adaptation requirements for cooling on a country-by-country basis if climate targets are missed.

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Damehood for Professor E.J. Milner-Gulland in King’s Birthday Honours

The Director of three Oxford Martin School programmes is one of six members of Oxford University recognised in the 2023 King's Birthday Honours list.

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The Agile Initiative invites ideas for new Sprint research projects.

Ideas and EoIs for new Sprints invited from University of Oxford researchers

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Professor Myles Allen elected to Royal Society

Professor Myles Allen has been named among eight members of the University of Oxford who have joined the Royal Society as Fellows.

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Project aimed at helping farmers reduce their environmental impact receives funding boost

The HESTIA project, hosted between the Oxford Martin School and the Department of Biology, has received a donation from the Ardevora Charitable Trust. The funding will support research into the environmental impacts of arable farming and aquaculture, as well as pesticide toxicity

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“No more harm to nature”: citizens’ assembly calls for urgent change

The first ever UK-wide citizens’ assembly for nature has today published its recommendations for renewing and protecting our natural environment, calling for urgent and immediate action from every part of society.

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Oxford Martin School project leads to £8.7m UKRI investment in energy demand observatory

The new Energy Demand Observatory and Laboratory (EDOL) will scale the use of household energy data to understand how, why, and when domestic activity is impacting energy demand and associated carbon emissions.

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Operation Pangolin launches to save world’s most trafficked wild mammal

Researchers and conservationists are embarking on a bold initiative to save the world’s most trafficked wild mammal — the pangolin.

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Organisations must set bold targets for their catering in order to become “nature-positive”

Organisations making their catering more sustainable can make genuine positive contributions, though it will take extremely ambitious action to come close to fully mitigating biodiversity loss.

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RE:TV Report - Reconsidering Renewables

Professor Doyne Farmer and Professor Cameron Hepburn talk to RE:TV about how new research is challenging assumptions around the cost of investing in clean energy.

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Towards a sustainable plastic future: outreach and discussion

The Oxford Martin Programme on the Future of Plastics recently hosted a public panel discussion with experts from chemistry, environment, and law, on the challenges and opportunities in deploying future strategies for tackling the plastic waste problem.

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COP 27: a tipping point in the global energy debate

University of Oxford and Harvard academics, politicians and energy industry players have come together to emphasise COP 27’s transformative power as the conversation about renewable energy changes.

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