Cabot Institute for the Environment appoints new Associate Directors 12 January 2021 The University of Bristol’s Cabot Institute for the Environment has appointed three new Associate Directors to support the delivery of its ambitious five-year strategy.
- Science finds simple way to make lamb leaner 14 January 2021 Scientists based at Rothamsted and the University of Bristol Veterinary School have found a clear link between the weight of lambs early in their life and meat quality – which is good news for consumers, farmers, and the environment.
- Wetland methane cycling increased during ancient global warming event 13 January 2021 New research provides a stark warning of the need to address emissions from one of the most potent greenhouse gases - methane.
- Cabot Institute for the Environment appoints new Associate Directors 12 January 2021 The University of Bristol’s Cabot Institute for the Environment has appointed three new Associate Directors to support the delivery of its ambitious five-year strategy.
- Imminent sudden stratospheric warming to occur, bringing increased risk of snow over coming weeks 5 January 2021 A new study led by researchers at the Universities of Bristol, Exeter, and Bath helps to shed light on the winter weather we may soon have in store following a dramatic meteorological event currently unfolding high above the North Pole.
- Summer temperatures could rise faster in the UK than average global rates 5 January 2021 The UK could be facing a future of extreme heatwaves according to a new study in which scientists mapped almost 40 years’ worth of trends to project what lies ahead.
- New report urges universities to have zero carbon emissions and to rethink teaching practices for climate change 15 December 2020 A new report by Cabot Institute member, Professor Keri Facer, outlines how universities and colleges can help lead the UK's strategy for tackling climate change.
- Bacteria release climate-damaging carbon from thawing permafrost 10 December 2020 A new study based on scientific sampling of a rusty carbon sink at a permafrost peatland at Sweden has revealed that iron minerals fail to trap organic carbon, a vast source of CO2 and methane not included in global warming forecasts.
- Bamber Glacier named for Bristol Professor on 200th anniversary of Antarctica’s discovery 4 December 2020 The Government of the British Antarctic Territory has marked the 200th anniversary of the discovery of the frozen continent with the announcement of 28 new place names in the Territory – one of which, the Bamber Glacier, is named for University of Bristol Professor, Jonathan Bamber.
- New scholarships available for selected Master's projects at the Cabot Institute for the Environment 25 November 2020 The Cabot Institute for the Environment is launching two to three scholarships for its Master's by Research in Global Environmental Challenges.
- Hydrogen-producing living droplets pave way for alternative future energy sources 25 November 2020 Scientists have built tiny droplet-based microbial factories that produce hydrogen, instead of oxygen, when exposed to daylight in air.