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Research Impact: Analysing the risks to the nation's infrastructure

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New report outlining how Oxfordshire could achieve a low carbon economy

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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 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

ECI news

18 December 2014
The School of Geography and the Environment retains and reinforces its position as one of the UK's top departments of Geography and Environmental Studies | Read more.

18 December 2014
UK using less energy despite growing economy, report finds | Read more.

17 December 2014
Europe's record hot year made at least 35 times more likely by climate change, say scientists | Read more.

16 December 2014
Helping Honduras build a more robust climate adaptation strategy for the agriculture sector | Read more.

8 December 2014
Frank Hajek presents ecosystem and carbon monitoring results of the Andes and Biodiversity Research Group (ABERG) at COP20, Lima, in conjunction with a Biodiversity Monitoring initiative proposal by the Pacific Alliance | Read more.

Extreme weather driving countries to adapt to climate change
5 December 2014
Extreme weather driving countries to adapt to climate change. New Report by the European Environment Agency, with contributions from UKCIP. Read more.

Research outputs

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.
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