Net Zero Recovery

Excessive state reliance on carbon dioxide removal is ‘likely inconsistent with international law,’ says Oxford research

In the run-up to COP28, new research from a team at the University of Oxford and Imperial College London warns that states which over-rely on future Carbon Dioxide Removal (CDR) to meet Paris Agreement targets could fall foul of international law.

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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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COP26: successes, lessons and what’s next explored in new event series

Many people believed that the 26th meeting of the UN’s global climate summit (COP26) hosted in Glasgow in November 2021 was the world’s last best chance to get runaway climate change under control.

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New Year's Honour for Professor Myles Allen

Professor Myles Allen has been named among seven members of the University of Oxford who have been recognised for their outstanding achievements in the New Year's Honours list for 2022.

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We must adapt to live with the impacts of climate change

As world leaders meet in Glasgow to make vital decisions on the future of the planet, a new UN report calls for an urgent increase in the financing and action to adapt to the growing impacts of climate change.

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Making fossil fuel extractors clean up after themselves is affordable and low-risk

Imagine a single policy, imposed on one industry, which would, if enforced consistently, stop fossil fuels causing global warming within a generation.

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Four new initiatives launched to support ‘Building Back Better’ from COVID-19

The Oxford Martin School has launched four new solutions-focused research initiatives, designed to make an immediate difference in helping the world ‘build back better’ from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Climate change imperils countries’ ability to repay COVID debts

Most governments’ borrowing during the pandemic pays scant attention to the effects that climate change could have on their ability to repay the debt, researchers at Oxford University find.