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We inform Governments on the science and mitigation of climate change.

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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

Photo: NASA/MODIS

We inform governments on the science of climate change attribution.

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Recognised for our innovative approach in fostering climate adaptation strategies

ECI news

Loss and damage
5 November 2014
ECI researchers call for more science-policy dialogue on “loss and damage” from climate change. Read more.

Yadvinder Malhi Haylevel video
4 November 2014
Yadvinder Malhi presents an inspiring 3 min 'haylevel' video for A-Level students on humanity's impact on the biosphere. Read more.

Telegraph news article
4 November 2014
'Alarmist' green groups made 'exaggerated' claims about global warming, UN climate change scientist says Read more.

Fossil fuels should be phased out by 2100 says IPCC.
2 November 2014
Fossil fuels should be phased out by 2100 says IPCC. Read more.

How effective are we in tackling water security?
24 October 2014
A new paper, led by Prof. Jim Hall, published in Science has examined how regions around the world are coping with variable and unpredictable freshwater resources caused through drought or floods, and how this affects economic output. Read more.

Extreme weather
10 October 2014
Dr Brenda Boardman has been awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award for services to energy efficiency and fuel poverty by the Carbon Action Network.

Research outputs

Forthcoming Events

Living with floods and droughts: Adapting to hydro-climatic extremes
1 December, 5pm, HO Beckit Room, SoGE. Registration required

Recent Events

Welcome to the Anthropocene.
A public lecture series to launch the ECI's Masters in Environmental Change and Management.
October 13-17, 2014. If you missed the lectures, you can watch/listen online.

Join the discussion at #ecilive

More events

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