The Walker Institute invites you to their annual COP debrief “What really happened at COP25” which is taking place on Thursday 23 January, 13:00 – 15:00, Chancellors G05. Our panelists…Read More >
Extreme weather events may be becoming more frequent, but at least we’re getting better at forecasting them. Professor Hannah Cloke contributes to a round-up of some good news stories about…Read More >
Even brief hot spells can damage seed quality – with implications for future food security, writes Professor of Agriculture Richard Ellis in The Conversation.
Which Reading research publications got the most attention across the globe in 2019? We’ve scoured Altmetric data to bring you the top ten most talked about Reading-authored papers of the…Read More >
Reforestation is an important part of tackling climate change, and if done well, it can support biodiversity and human wellbeing too, says the Walker Institute’s Dr Heather Plumpton in a…Read More >
UN climate change conference COP25 is underway in Madrid, and our climate scientists and students are there. Here we round up the University of Reading’s activities at the most significant…Read More >
Professor Elizabeth Robinson, whose research contributes to The Lancet Countdown, explores how actions that individuals and governments can take to improve our health can also help to curb climate change.
Most of us would assume that organic food has a lower environmental impact than conventional food – but it’s a bit more complicated than that, says Professor Tom Oliver in…Read More >
Just as in wartime, our prosperity, wellbeing and the future of our children are under severe threat from the climate crisis. What is needed is a vast mobilisation of scientific…Read More >
Greta Thunberg and 15 other children are legally challenging world leaders for violating their children’s rights by failing to act on climate change. Sarah Harrop sat down with Human Rights Law…Read More >