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Climate change threatens to undermine the last half century of health gains

Climate change threatens to undermine the last half century of health gains

23 June 2015

The threat to human health from climate change is so great that it could undermine the last fifty years of gains in development and global health, according to a major new UCL-led Commission ...
Watching you watching Bentham: The PanoptiCam

Watching you watching Bentham: The PanoptiCam

17 March 2015

This month sees the launch of PanoptiCam, an online camera that streams the live view from Jeremy Bentham’s auto-icon in the South Cloisters.
Which fossil fuels must remain in
the ground to limit global warming?

Which fossil fuels must remain in the ground to limit global warming?

07 January 2015

A third of oil reserves, half of gas reserves and over 80% of current coal reserves globally should remain in the ground and not be used before 2050 if global warming is to ...
UCL rated top UK
university by research strength in the REF2014

UCL rated top UK university by research strength in the REF2014

18 December 2014

Research Images as Art/Art Images as Research: winners announced

Research Images as Art/Art Images as Research: winners announced

12 December 2014

A striking image demonstrating the science behind a flock of starlings in flight has been announced as the winner of this year’s Research Images as Art/Art Images as Research competition, run ...

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Why onshore wind isn’t as cheap as it should be in the UK

24 June 2015

Andrew Smith (UCL Bartlett School Environment, Energy & Resources) examines the steps the UK can take to make onshore wind power the country’s cheapest renewable. Read: The Conversation

Climate change threatens 50 years of progress in global health

23 June 2015

The second report by the UCL-Lancet Commission on Health and Climate Change suggests that climate change threatens to undermine half a century of progress in global health. Read: Guardian, More: Independent, Telegraph, Daily Express, Financial Times, Mirror, Daily Mail, Guardian (2), Express & Star, Reuters, NY Times, Washington Post, TIME, Huffington Post, New Scientist, The Engineer, UCL News

Bartlett dean warns developers are in danger of repeating mistakes of 1960s

15 June 2015

Professor Alan Penn (UCL Built Environment Faculty Office) is leading a parliamentary inquiry into the positive effect design can have on human behaviour. Read: Building Design, More: Building Design (2)

Marshall Islands, the flag for many ships, seeks to rein in emissions

04 June 2015

Dr Tristan Smith (UCL Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources) says the designs of ship parts like the propeller, the hull and the engine are likely to become more efficient. Read: New York Times

Couples who regularly complain last longer

04 June 2015

Speaking at the Cheltenham Science Festival, Dr Hannah Fry (UCL Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis) says that couples with a low negativity-threshold tend to stay together longer. Read: Daily Mail