Top Bristol climate experts set to share expertise on global stage at COP27 2 November 2022 A team of leading University of Bristol researchers on hot topics, ranging from climate change policy to adapting to a warming world and ensuring the transition to a net zero economy is just as well as sustainable, are poised to join the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference.
- Fertilisers limit pollination by changing how bumblebees sense flowers 9 November 2022 Pollinators are less likely to land on flowers sprayed with fertilisers or pesticides as they can detect electric field changes around the flower, researchers at the University of Bristol have found.
- Half as many e-scooters as bikes used daily in Bristol, researchers find 8 November 2022 With the next round of Bristol e-scooter rental trials set to finish in November, research from the University has revealed that there are now nearly half as many e-scooters-users per day as cyclists in the Bristol University area.
- Bristol boldly illustrates its support for COP27 and a greener future through power of art 8 November 2022 Local artists are showcasing Bristol’s passion and wide-ranging expertise to combat climate change with an array of thought-provoking artwork, as the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference progresses.
- Africa droughts became more frequent, more intense, and widespread over the last four decades 3 November 2022 Vast swathes of Africa have been experiencing more frequent and intense episodes of drought since 1983, according to new research carried out by University of Bristol scientists and released today by WaterAid.
- Top Bristol climate experts set to share expertise on global stage at COP27 2 November 2022 A team of leading University of Bristol researchers on hot topics, ranging from climate change policy to adapting to a warming world and ensuring the transition to a net zero economy is just as well as sustainable, are poised to join the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference.
- Films explain how we can find solutions for a healthier future 1 November 2022 Climate change is one of the biggest health threats facing humanity. It is already affecting our health, and these impacts are likely to increase. A series of short films developed by the University of Bristol’s Elizabeth Blackwell Institute for Health Research and Cabot Institute for the Environment explain how the health of our planet is linked to human health, and how research at Bristol will help us to understand these complex and interwoven issues.
- Insects affect electric fields in the atmosphere, researchers find 24 October 2022 The electric charge of insects can cause changes in the electricity of the atmosphere which are comparable with weather processes, researchers at the University of Bristol and University of Reading have found.
- Cabot Institute Innovation Fund 2022: winning projects announced 24 October 2022 Winners of the Cabot Institute Innovation Fund for 2022 have been announced. The funds are aimed at supporting bold, ambitious and impactful ideas that transcend disciplinary boundaries. The fund enables the Cabot Institute to support new interdisciplinary connections and establish new research areas, providing a strong foundation for further funding opportunities.
- Timely study on rising groundwater offers hope for drought-stricken East Africa 19 October 2022 New research indicates better groundwater supply management could hold the key to help combat the impact of climate change in East Africa, where countries are currently facing the worst drought and food insecurity in a generation.
- Eco-labels on menu options prompt diners to make more sustainable choices, new research finds 12 October 2022 A first-of-its-kind study has shown adding eco-friendly ratings on menu items results in diners making choices which are kinder to the environment.