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EXPERT COMMENT: Is ‘build build build’ really the best way forward for England’s planning system?

EXPERT COMMENT: Is ‘build build build’ really the best way forward for England’s planning system?

Press releases   •   Jul 06, 2020 16:33 BST

​Alister Scott, Professor of Environmental Geography and an expert in urban planning and infrastructure at Northumbria University, writes for The Conversation on proposals to change the UK's planning system.

Antarctic ice walls protect against rising sea levels

Antarctic ice walls protect against rising sea levels

Press releases   •   Feb 26, 2020 16:08 GMT

A vital role that floating Antarctic ice shelves play in preventing catastrophic sea level rises has been proven for the first time in a new study, published in the scientific journal Nature.

Climate change could shrink vital tropical rainfall belt

Climate change could shrink vital tropical rainfall belt

Press releases   •   Feb 17, 2020 15:21 GMT

A tropical rainfall belt providing critical summer rains to billions of people is at risk of shrinking due to future climate warming, according to new research.

EXPERT COMMENT - Antarctica’s first zero emission research station shows that sustainable living is possible anywhere

EXPERT COMMENT - Antarctica’s first zero emission research station shows that sustainable living is possible anywhere

Press releases   •   Nov 13, 2019 11:37 GMT

In this recent article written for The Conversation, Dr Kate Winter, a Research Fellow of Antarctic Science at Northumbria University, shares her experience of living in a zero-emissions base in Antarctica to highlight how life with no carbon emissions could be possible.

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