Let’s work together – collective action for cleaner air
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Let’s work together – collective action for cleaner air

Everyone must shoulder the responsibility for achieving clean air – this was the key message from last week’s air quality workshop at the University of Southampton. Academics, council officers, industry representatives and campaigners came together to discuss solutions to the crisis of polluted air in our city. We need to develop a long-term vision, for … Continue reading

Together in electric dreams
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Together in electric dreams

Lightbulb moment Zero emission vehicles will be in the limelight on 15th June as part of the first National Clean Air Day being celebrated in the city. The bright sparks at The Environment Centre, Transition Southampton and Southampton City Council will be organising activities around the Bargate to raise awareness of pollution-free transport and ways … Continue reading

What has NASA ever done for us?
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What has NASA ever done for us?

On Thursday 12th January Dr Gavin Schmidt, Director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, will be giving a talk on climate science at the University of Southampton. He will argue that despite increased certainty that humans are responsible for recent global warming, avoiding the worst impacts requires a much deeper connection between policy-making … Continue reading

Can the Port of Southampton weather the coming storms of climate change?
adaptation / climate change

Can the Port of Southampton weather the coming storms of climate change?

From exporting wool to importing iPads, the Port of Southampton has been central to the region’s economy for over a thousand years. Will future climate change impacts threaten this long maritime history? The port employs 15,000 people and has a turnover of £700 million per year More extreme weather events can mean damage and closures … Continue reading