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Walker Institute Annual Lecture 2015

The Paris Climate Summit - hopes and expectations

Sir David King, UK's Special Representative on Climate Change.

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New phase for the Walker Institute

After eight years successfully leading the Walker Institute, Prof Nigel Arnell is stepping down as Director in August this year.

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  Caucasus

 

Mountains warming faster, say scientists

An international team of scientists including Dr Maria Shahgedanova is calling for urgent action to monitor mountain regions after finding evidence that high elevations could be warming faster than previously thought.

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  ideation workshop

 

PhDs and researchers at 3 day innovation and business skills workshop.

Funded under the NERC SCENARIO Doctoral Training Programme.

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  Kazakhstan

 

Water, food and climate change in Kazakhstan.

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  Andes mountains

 

Who pays for climate change damages?

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  Thames Barrier

 

The Great Debate - Engineering the environment: coping with climate change

Monday 16 March | 7.00pm

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  city outline

 

Cancellation of Eco-towns planning policy - read comment by Prof Gavin Parker

The coalition’s recent decision to revoke Eco-towns planning guidance is illogical, but not surprising.....read more>>

 

  Farmer in Mozambique

 

Flooding in Mozambique

Living with floods could be a better adaptation strategy than moving rural populations to new settlements.

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Sir Gilbert Walker
an eminent meteorologist

 

Integrating the University of Reading’s excellence in climate change research

The University of Reading's Walker Institute for Climate System Research aims to enhance understanding and improve prediction of the risks and opportunities from our changing climate.

 

The Institute brings together the unrivalled breadth and depth of climate expertise that exists within the University of Reading.

 

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Understanding and predicting our changing climate and its impacts

We are pioneering a more integrated approach to understanding and predicting climate and how it affects us – on timescales from seasons to decades and beyond. We consider human-induced climate change and also natural variations in climate.

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Delivering world-leading research, training and advice

Research

At the Walker Institute our climate change research is both fundamental and integrated.

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Training

Training the next generation of climate scientists is a priority.

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Advice

Contact us for scientifically sound advice on climate and climate change.

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