UK Government warned to take urgent action on climate change

Posted on 30th June 2015

A new set of reports by the Committee on Climate Change calls for urgent action by the UK Government to avoid the increasing costs and impacts of climate change.

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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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Oxford University and UK Government to lead research to improve global water supply

Posted on 20th March 2015

A global research project led by the University of Oxford and backed by the British Government will help millions of people in Africa and South Asia to have reliable access to water. Announced by International Development Minister Baroness Northover, the seven year research project will receive a £15 million grant from the Department for International Development.

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