Is the Western US drought caused by climate change?

Posted on 30th June 2015

Climateprediction.net has launched a new experiment to find out if climate change has made the drought in California, Oregon and Washington more likely.

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Britain leads global water initiative

Posted on 22nd June 2015

In May 2015, Professor Paul Whitehead gave a keynote talk at the launch of Britain’s first national water benchmarking scheme. The event took place at world-renowned Pinewood Studios, giving it “00” status!

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Oxford University water research at the 2015 European Geosciences Union General Assembly

Posted on 28th April 2015

There was a great turnout for the School of Geography and the Environment at the annual European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly, where eight students and staff presented their latest water and climate related research findings.

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Report shows how water insecurity is a drag on the global economy

Posted on 13th April 2015

A new report shows floods, droughts and a lack of investment in providing good quality, reliable water supplies is dragging down the global economy. The report, published today and entitled ‘Securing Water, Sustaining Growth’, was written by an international Task Force chaired by Claudia Sadoff and co-chaired by Professors Jim Hall and David Grey from the University of Oxford.

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