Research on flood risk and how political systems adjust to it has been recognised by the insurance industry. Neil Adger, Professor in Geography, has been awarded the runner-up prize in the Lloyd’s Science of Risk Prize 2013 competition in the category of Geopolitical and Societal Risk. He was invited to present a lecture at the annual ceremony at Lloyd’s on Thursday 28 November 2013.
The subglacial lakes are the first to be identified in Greenland.
A project led by two cultural geographers based at the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus, and inspired by the practices of repair and renewal in the South West, is documented in a new book.
Global emissions of carbon dioxide from burning fossil fuels are set to rise again in 2013, reaching a record high of 36 billion tonnes.