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Citizen science project finds that global warming makes very wet winters 'more likely'.

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We lead a 27 partner consortium researching impacts and risks of extreme climate change

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We lead a £4m consortium addressing major challenges to infrastructure systems

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We educate new environmental leaders

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We lead an international effort to enhance global food security policies


We inform governments on the science of climate change attribution.

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Recognised for our innovative approach in fostering climate adaptation strategies

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Founding partner in the UK Energy Research Centre

ECI news

Photo: Neil Palmer, CIAT
19 September 2014
Climate change report identifies ‘the most vulnerable’ Read more.

17 September 2014
Incentives for forest conservation: the experience of certification in Brazil. Read more.

10 September 2014
Safe enough? Proportionate climate change adaptation in London's water supply system. Read more.

10 September 2014
Managing coasts under threat from climate change and sea-level rise. Read more.

31 July 2014
Creating new walking and cycling routes do increase active travel and improve public health but they don't mitigate carbon emissions? Read more.

House of parliament
30 July 2014
Dr Tina Fawcett speaks in the House of Commons during seminar on Tradable Energy Quotas Read more.

Research outputs

Forthcoming Events

Welcome to the Anthropocene.
A public lecture series to launch the ECI's Masters in Environmental Change and Management.
October 13-17, 2014. Two lecture will be live streamed. Full details.

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Multimedia highlights

Contribution to the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report How attribution studies work: A visual demonstration. Contribution to the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report 2013.

Chris Doughty Do animal extinctions make the planet less fertile? Dr Chris Doughty explains his research in the 2013 Oxford University Annual Review

Yadvinder Malhi video Yadvinder Malhi on rainforest biodiversity in Peru

UKERC Video'Closing the Loop: Behaviour Change in Demand Side Management'

ECI Research Affiliations

UKCIP UK Infrastructure Transitions Research Consortium Climate Change, Agriculture and food Security Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research Oxford Martin SchoolOxford Centre for Tropical Forests UK Energy Research Centre