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Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) releases third and final part of the fifth Assessment report: Mitigation of Climate Change

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) releases third and final part of the fifth Assessment report: Mitigation of Climate Change

14 April 2014

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) today released the 3rd and final part of the 5th Assessment report: Mitigation of Climate Change. The full report, Summary for Policy Makers, and supporting materials ...
Recruitment open for London-Loughborough Centre for Doctoral Research in Energy Demand studentships

Recruitment open for London-Loughborough Centre for Doctoral Research in Energy Demand studentships

09 April 2014

As part of the London- Loughborough Centre for doctoral research in Energy Demand, UCL Energy Institute is offering up to eight fully funded (fees and stipend) studentships for eligible applicants. Work alongside experienced ...
European Commission inquiry to examine if UK State Aid for two new power plants is inline with EU legislation

European Commission inquiry to examine if UK State Aid for two new power plants is inline with EU legislation

The European Commission has opened an in-depth inquiry to examine whether UK State Aid for the construction and operation of two new nuclear power plants at Hinkley Point C in Somerset are in ...

Call for abstracts: Energy, Society and People: A multi-disciplinary UCL symposium

This afternoon symposium, to be held on the 29th May 2014, seeks to explore how researchers within UCL are addressing the challenge of accelerating sustainable energy transitions through a focus on people and ...

UCL-Energy 2014 publications

The breadth and multi-disciplinarily of research at UCL-Energy is captured by the publications. The table below lists the Institutes publications for just 2014, see Publications for more. These range from technical publications in ...

Lancet Commission 2 on Climate Change and Health: Delivering A Healthy Planet

The 2014 UCL-Lancet Commission is a new ambitious initiative which has brought together senior international climate scientists, economists, energy experts, and health professionals to target “the biggest global health threat of the 21st ...

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UCL-Energy seminar: 'Understanding meteorological challenges and opportunities in the energy system', Emily Wallace, Met Office

UCL-Energy seminar: 'Understanding meteorological challenges and opportunities in the energy system', Emily Wallace, Met Office

29 April 2014

It is difficult to imagine an aspect of our energy system that is not helped or hampered by the weather: Consider the risk to nuclear power stations from 'freak' weather events, the increased ...
UCL-Energy events - Term Three

UCL-Energy events - Term Three

29 April - 08 July 2014

Through Term 2 of the 2013/14 academic year we have hosted a range of fantastic speakers, who spoke on a range of topics. Thank you to all of our speakers, we have ...
UCL-Energy seminar: 'The Promise of Bioenergy', Professor Gail Taylor, University of Southampton

UCL-Energy seminar: 'The Promise of Bioenergy', Professor Gail Taylor, University of Southampton

13 May 2014

Turning green plants into liquid biofuels  or electricity and heat is controversial and yet the UK needs bioenergy if we are to meet our emissions reduction targets. Bioenergy crops can displace food crops ...