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Winter warm spells see a two- to three- fold increase in duration and frequency in UK temperature records

Warm winter spells have increased in frequency and duration two- to three times over since 1878, according to scientists led by the University of Warwick.

Wed 06 May 2020, 11:39 | Tags: Physics, climate change, research

Impact of marine carbon on climate change to be investigated by Warwick Scientists

Professor Scanlan has been awarded €2.5 million from the ERC, which will be used to investigate virus inhibition of Oceanic CO2 fixation, in a project called ‘VirFix’.

Tue 31 Mar 2020, 13:08 | Tags: Grants, climate change, Life Sciences, ERC, marine, Sciences

Young Coventry performers use Warwick experts to help with climate science in new production

University of Warwick researchers have shared their knowledge in the development of a new play showing at the Belgrade Theatre in Coventry this week.


Brazilian communities fight floods together – with memories and an app

Brazilian communities that are vulnerable to devastating floods are being united and empowered to defend themselves, using ‘citizen science’ and a specially developed mobile app, thanks to two research projects led by the University of Warwick.


Elusive compounds of greenhouse gas isolated by Warwick chemists

Nitrous oxide (N2O) is a potent atmospheric pollutant. Although naturally occurring, anthropogenic N2O emissions from intensive agricultural fertilisation, industrial processes, and combustion of fossil fuels and biomass are a major cause for concern. Researchers at the University of Warwick have isolated elusive transition metal compounds of N2O that provide clues into how it could be used in sustainable chemical technologies.

Tue 17 Sep 2019, 11:26 | Tags: climate change, Chemistry, Environment, gas, Sciences

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