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Research at University of Edinburgh’s School of GeoSciences, in collaboration with institutions in the USA, Canada and New Zealand have performed chemistry-climate model simulations for the end of the 21st century under the Representative...

Published on : Thu, 21/12/2017
Salt produced from wastewater treatment in Pennsylvania

Safe treatment and disposal of the wastewaters arising from fracking could cost more than £1 million over the lifetime of each well, researchers from the School of GeoSciences say

Published on : Tue, 19/12/2017

Man-made climate warming increased the risk of extreme weather events in 2016, according to a report featuring Edinburgh research.

Published on : Thu, 14/12/2017
Land cover and study villages (A–G) in Mabalane district, Gaza province, southern Mozambique (Woollen et al., 2016). Village names are abbreviated. A = Matlantimbuti; B = Sangue; C = Tindzwaene; D = Mavumbuque; E = Mabuapense; F = Hochane; G = Matchele.

Researchers suggest findings challenge the perception that charcoal income can sufficiently alleviate poverty and say reductions and eventual eliminations of acute multidimensional poverty (AMP) require a concentrated cross-sectional whole-of-...

Published on : Tue, 12/12/2017

Dr Lynne Forrest, from the University of Edinburgh’s Administrative Data Research Centre Scotland, together with researchers from Teesside; and Cambridge universities explore the perspectives of public health professionals (PHPs) and...

Published on : Mon, 11/12/2017
Gridbox-mean maps of total plant respiration for new processes and imposed climate change.

New global datasets describe upper canopy dark respiration (Rd) and temperature dependencies, allowing for characterisation of baseline Rd, instantaneous temperature responses and longer-term thermal acclimation effects.

Published on : Fri, 08/12/2017