Walker Institute at Planet under Pressure conference, 26-29 March 2012
Research from the University of Reading's Walker Institute will be featuring large and loud at the international Planet under Pressure conference in London.
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A selection of our research being presented at Planet under Pressure:
Understanding and predicting the risks from climate
How quickly will we see the effects of climate change? Dr Ed Hawkins and Prof Rowan Sutton (Meteorology/NCAS-Climate)
Managing the risks from climate hazards such as storms: Dr Jane Strachan/Prof Pier Luigi Vidale: Challenges in utilising natural hazard research for risk-assessment and risk-management
Energy crop cultivation iin Ghana and Brazil: Dr Emily Black
Dr Andy Turner, Dr Steve Woolnough, Dr Stephanie Bush: Analysing Indian Monsoon Biases in the Met Office Unified Model
Maria Shahgedanova: Glacier change in the mountains of northern and central Asia and its links to the changing climate: a review of the observed and projected trends (poster)
The impacts and consequences of a changing climate
Dr Emily Boyd (1): Enabling adaptation: A Polycentric institutional approach; (2): Small is beautiful: Evaluating 'success' factors in a case of the small-scale cooperative afforestation CDM project on private land in India
Dr Nick Bardsley: Exploring paradigm shifts around climate change policy and research
Henny Osbahr: "Supporting agricultural innovation in Uganda to respond to climate risk: linking climate change and variability with farmers' perceptions".
Ros Cornforth: Making climate science useful: Effective dialogue between climate scientists and humanitarian and development 'end users'
Estimating the CO 2 mitigation potential of horizontal Ground Source Heat Pumps in the UK (Raquel Garcia, Anne Verhoef, GuoHui Gan, Anthony Chong, Douglas Clark, Pier Luigi Vidale, Jon Finch, Eleanor Blyth)
Prof Peter Cooper, Dr Roger Stern, Dr Maria Noguer, Dr John Gathenya: Climate change adaptation in East Africa