Global warming

Lightning strikes twice for Molecule of the Year

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Lightning strikes twice for Molecule of the Year

Artist’s interpretation of the new molecule, courtesy Cambridge Photography Wednesday, January 6, 2021 For the second year running, researchers in the Nitschke group have had a molecule crowned as C & EN’s Molecule of the Year. The porous ionic liquid prepared by postgraduate student Lillian Ma was chosen by readers of Chemical & Engineering News…

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Chemical looping of biomass shows potential as ‘carbon negative’ energy solution

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Chemical looping of biomass shows potential as ‘carbon negative’ energy solution

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Future Leaders Fellowship supports research into carbon capture

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Future Leaders Fellowship supports research into carbon capture

Dr Alexander Forse, courtesy Department of Chemistry Photography Wednesday, October 14, 2020 The award of a Future Leaders Fellowship on electrochemical carbon dioxide capture, announced today, will help Dr Alex Forse meet his goal to develop materials that can reduce greenhouse gas emissions and tackle the global climate crisis. “This Future Leaders Fellowship will launch…

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Balancing the carbon budget – how local scientists are tackling the climate emergency

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Headquartered at UEA, the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research is doing vital work on one of the most pressing issues of our time. Charles Bliss spoke to executive director Asher Minns about how scientific study conducted at Norwich Research Park is helping the world to understand global warming and how we might adapt to…

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Fighting fatigue in lithium-ion batteries

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Fighting fatigue in lithium-ion batteries

Image of coin cells courtesy Department of Chemistry photography Monday, August 24, 2020 Researchers have identified a potential new degradation mechanism for electric vehicle batteries – a key step to designing effective methods to improve battery lifetime. Researchers from this Department, the University of Liverpool, and the Diamond Light Source have identified one of the…

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Is Norfolk doing enough to fight global warming?

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If someone asked you to describe Norfolk you would probably talk about its stunning stretch of coastline, the enormous amount of nature and wildlife that comes with our countryside, the seaside towns with colourful beach huts.

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Maps give stark warning over sea rise flooding risk for Norfolk and Suffolk

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A disturbing snapshot of how Norfolk and Suffolk could look if global warming goes unchecked and sea levels rise has been published – with the likes of Great Yarmouth, Lowestoft, Hemsby and Wroxham under water.

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Shocking global warming map shows swathes of East Anglia under water by 2050

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Huge swathes of the Broads, the Fens and even parts of Great Yarmouth and Norwich will be under water in 30 years unless drastic action is taken to halt global warming.

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CambridgeshireLive launches #Do1thing campaign: 50 simple things you can do to fight climate change

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We’re encouraging our readers to make one small change to their lives to help fight the threat of global warming

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1.5 Degree Challenge

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1.5 Degree Challenge

The IPCC special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5 °C highlighted that global emissions of greenhouse gases need to reduce to net zero by 2050 if we …

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