DEEP PURPLE – future biological darkening of the Greenland Ice Sheet11 October 2019An ERC (European Research Council) Synergy grant of €11 million over six years (2020-2026) has been awarded to an international group of scientists coordinated by the University of Bristol to examine the role of glacier algae in progressively darkening the Greenland Ice Sheet surface in a warming climate.
Record number of women receive honorary degrees24 July 2019A record number of women have received honorary degrees from the University of Bristol this year, celebrating their inspirational achievements both in the UK and internationally.
Clouds dominate uncertainties in predicting future Greenland melt24 June 2019New research led by climate scientists from the University of Bristol suggests that the representation of clouds in climate models is as, or more, important than the amount of greenhouse gas emissions when it comes to projecting future Greenland ice sheet melt.
University of Bristol declares a climate emergency 17 April 2019The University of Bristol is joining with other organisations and institutions across the country and the world to become the first UK university to declare a climate emergency, reaffirming our strong and positive commitment to take action on climate change.
What are organisations in Bristol doing to help make the city more sustainable?2 April 2019Researchers from the University of Bristol’s Cabot Institute, in partnership with Bristol City Council and the Bristol City Office, are undertaking a consultation to better understand how public, private and non-profit organisations across our city are contributing to building a more sustainable global future.