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Professor Nick Eyre, of Oxford University’s Environmental Change Institute, has been appointed as Oxford City Council’s first scientific adviser

Professor Nick Eyre appointed Oxford City Council scientific adviser

Oxford University
Environment
ECI
Oxford Martin School
work has already improved water security for more than two million people, working with UNICEF and in partnership with government, private sector and academia in Bangladesh, Ethiopia and Kenya

New funding to improve water security for 10 million people in Africa and Asia

Environment
REACH
Funding
Smith School
geography
The energy needed for space cooling alone is projected to triple by 2050 – the equivalent of adding 10 new air conditioners every second for the next 30 years

Cooling: hidden threat for climate change and sustainable goals

climate change
Environment
Research
Widespread use of PPE has added to the amount of plastic waste

Urgent action needed over plastic pollution crisis

Environment
plastic
pollution
African extreme heat events going unrecorded

Climate concern: Extreme heat going unrecorded in Africa

climate change
Africa
Environment
Heather Viles

Top Royal prize for Oxford Professor Heather Viles

Awards
geography
Environment
Joymeter on a mobile phone

Oxford’s Meter survey to provide insights for a net-zero carbon future

Environment
Conservation
Coronavirus

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