Global warming made Hurricane Harvey deadly rains three times more likely, research reveals

Posted on 13th December 2017

Friederike Otto, Deputy Director of Oxford University’s Environmental Change Institute (ECI), and co-author of a new study undertaken by global research collaboration World Weather Attribution, comments on the effects of climate change on extreme weather events in a Guardian article.

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Towards establishing a ‘risk threshold’ in the Awash river basin, Ethiopia

Posted on 12th December 2017

Dr Catherine Grasham, post-doctoral researcher working on the Oxford-led REACH programme, outlines the water security challenges facing Ethiopia’s most developed river basin.

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Stopping the Nile: new dam for Ethiopia

Posted on 7th December 2017

Oxford Geography’s Kevin Wheeler comments on the impact of the Grand Ethiopia Renaissance Dam on the Nile River Basin, in an article for Geographical – the official magazine of the Royal Geographical Society.

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Celebrating Oxford’s outstanding interdisciplinary environmental research

Posted on 6th December 2017

On the 27th November 2017, the 5 networks that make up the Oxford Network for the Environment came together to celebrate Oxford University’s outstanding interdisciplinary research.

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