Latest Environment and Energy-related research news
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A new study suggests fewer resources are depleting than previously estimated, but authors urge caution in unsustainable extraction levels.
Address major holes in ozone hole treaty to avert stronger climate change and serious health risks, experts warn
A new paper, co-authored by a Sussex scientist, has revealed major holes in an international treaty designed to help repair the ozone layer.
Led by a Sussex professor, the first official Red List for British Mammals highlights species most at risk of national extinction in the near future.
A University of Sussex Professor leads a report for The Wildlife Trusts to show how people across society can take action to bring back insects.
A mass move to working-from-home accelerated by the Coronavirus pandemic might not be as beneficial to the planet as many hope
A study reveals the impact of traffic noise on bat activity, suggesting that negative effects could be felt considerable distances from the source.
Hippos brought into Colombia by Pablo Escobar could have helped to restore ecological diversity in the surrounding area, according to a new study.
Experts have stressed an urgent need to find alternatives to wormers and anti-ectoparasitic products used widely on cattle, following new research.
A decade of sluggish action has left nations needing to slash emissions at twice the pace originally estimated
Experts reveal a vast gap between current global emissions and where they should be heading to meet the goals set out in the Paris Climate Agreement.
Gone with the wind - extreme weather poses threat to honey bees as wind reduces efficiency of foraging
High wind speeds can significantly reduce the efficiency of a honey bee’s search for food, according to a new research paper published this week.
HR In Excellence in Research Award goes to University of Sussex for sixth consecutive year for excellence in supporting researchers develop careers.
Small change for climate change: Why research funding to save the world needs to be drastically stepped up
Between 1990 and 2018, less than 4.59% of the global funding totalling more than $1.3 trillion was spent on climate-related research.
The low-carbon revolution could be at risk without new international agreements to ensure a sustainable supply of rare minerals and metals.
Biodiversity could be in a worse state than we think, as assessments fail to account for long-lasting impacts of abrupt land changes.
The UK’s wildlife is continuing to decline, according to a new report co-authored by a University of Sussex Professor.
Director of SSRP represents global science community at international summit on Sustainable Development Goals
The Director of the Sussex Sustainability Research Programme was one of three chosen to represent the science community at a summit for the SDGs.
A new three-year research project will explore ways to ensure that the UK’s shift to a low-carbon society does not leave anyone behind.
Warning that Government is softening up public for lower food standards, including chlorinated chicken and hormone-treated beef imports, after Brexit.
Crashing out of the EU without a deal could cause some Irish food businesses to go out of business within days.
Europe has the capacity to produce more than 100 times the amount of energy it currently produces through onshore windfarms, new analysis reveals.