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Sir David Attenborough speaks out on climate change and its devastating future

Speaking at the opening ceremony of United Nations-sponsored climate talks in Katowice, Poland, Sir David Attenborough, the famous British naturist and broadcaster, has said that climate change could lead to the collapse of civilisations and the extinction of "much of the natural world".

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Earth's ozone layer is healing, says UN

When we think of recent news about the state of the environment, it’s usually stories of doom and gloom and the negative effects our on-demand and disposable lifestyles are having on the planet.

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Sussex academics find ‘smart strategies’ can reduce emissions

The ‘transformative systemic change’ called for in the IPCC SR15 (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) report can not only be met, but can also help us tackle other global sustainability goals, argue leading researchers at the University of Sussex.

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University of Sussex hosts the TIPC conference

The 2018 TIPC (Transformative Innovation Policy Consortium) was held last week at the University of Sussex. The theme for this years conference was Innovation for Transformation.

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UK to house low-carbon buildings

UK Prime Minister, Theresa May, announced the Government's commitment to halve the energy use of all new buildings by 2030.

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Why are people still doubting climate change in the UK?

Professor David Ockwell, Reader at The Sussex Energy Group, has contributed to an article in the New Statesman, regarding the UK’s summer heat wave and its perceived link to climate change.

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Economic growth of the poorest nations affected by climate change

A recent study by Professor Richard Tol, Professor of Economics at the University of Sussex and Dr Marco Letta uncovers the impact climate change has on the productivity of developing countries, which will slow their economic growth.

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The University of Sussex Business School welcomes new name

At the University of Sussex, the School of Business, Management and Economics (BMEc) as it was formerly known, is now called University of Sussex Business School.

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Global sustainability experts demand more efficient approach to deliver UN goals

Leading global sustainability experts and stakeholders, including the University of Sussex Professor Joseph Alcamo, Director of the Sussex Sustainability Research Programme (SSRP) and former Chief Scientist of UN Environment, have asked governments to develop a more strategic and efficient approach as they begin adapting plans to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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University of Sussex study finds women will drive transition to electric cars

According to findings of a study at The University of Sussex and Aarhus University in Denmark, it could be more effective to produce focused marketing of electric cars to women, in order to steer consumers away from non electric vehicles.

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