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Living with environmental uncertainty

The Cabot Institute brings together world-class expertise, developing truly multidisciplinary research programmes to tackle the challenges of uncertain environmental change.

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Cabot Institute Annual Lecture 2015 - George Marshall

We're celebrating our 5th birthday with a special lecture from George Marshall - one of the leading European experts in climate change communications and co-founder of Climate Outreach.

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What skills will we need to live in future smart cities?

Read Cabot Institute member Theo Tryfonas' paper and blog on the Government Office for Science website.

Read the GO-Science blog.

Middle Earth

What can we learn about climate from Lord of the Rings?

Prof Dan Lunt explores how we can understand and improve our predictions of future climate change and how the climate of Middle Earth is not so different to areas of the UK today.

Listen again to Dan's inaugural lecture.

Bristol - European Green Capital 2015

The University of Bristol and the Cabot Institute has commited to the delivery and legacy of European Green Capital 2015.

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