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Tag: Climate

Remembering The Climate Emergency

The University of Reading is keeping climate change high on the agenda during the pandemic with its #LockdownClimateChange campaign. CONNECTED takes a look at how the University is contributing to the global discussion...

Learning From Lockdown

As the University launches its #LockdownClimateChange campaign, CONNECTED looks at how lifestyle changes during the COVID-19 crisis could be carried forward to help combat climate change. On Earth Day 2020, two reports...

Rainfall Rescue

Reading’s Professor Ed Hawkins tells CONNECTED about his Rainfall Rescue project, and how volunteers have helped climate scientists solve the mystery of British rain whilst staying at home.   Volunteers were recently...

Climate Science and Art

Reading’s Professor Ed Hawkins is awarded an MBE on the Queen’s New Year Honours list for his services to climate science and science communication. Professor Hawkins created his infamous climate stripes graphic in 2018...

Alumni Team Show Their Stripes

Laura Davis, Trust and Foundation Officer at Reading, rocked a custom-made climate stripes dress at the recent climate strike in Oxford.  Laura, who has worked in the Alumni and Supporter Engagement Office since 2015...

Protecting the Pacific

Reading alumna, Teuleala Manuella-Morris, supports island communities affected by climate change. Hundreds of thousands of young people have taken to the streets this year to protest the government’s lack of action on...

The Politics of Climate Change

University of Reading politics Professor, Catriona McKinnon, leads the way in climate justice.  Climate change is one of the most urgent, complex issues facing humanity. We know it will impact all of us within our...

Forecasting Floods

Reading Professor, Hannah Cloke, was awarded an OBE in the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours List for her services to flood forecasting.  This summer alone we’ve seen numerous examples of the devastation flooding can cause...

Local Forecasting Saves Crops

Reading alumnus, Filipe Lúcio, is promoting better decision-making in agriculture and food security around the globe. Ever since learning about the works of Galileo Galilei during his school days in Mozambique, Filipe...

Tackling Climate Change

As students, staff and alumni have all become increasingly aware of the need to tackle climate change, Reading has taken another big step in becoming a leading institution for the environment.  Reading has started the...