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UK launches ‘world first’ greenhouse gas removal programme

UK launches ‘world first’ greenhouse gas removal programme | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The UK has launched an £8.6m research programme on ways to remove greenhouse gases from the atmosphere in an effort to counteract global warming.

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The research programme will be joint funded by ESRC and other partners

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Informal economy missing from climate change debate

The informal, unregistered economy accounts for two thirds of the Indian economy and some 90 per cent of jobs, yet is completely ignored in current climate change policy and mitigation debates. Ignoring the informal economy presents a major problem if governments wish to make fast responses to climate change, argues ESRC-funded researcher Professor Barbara Harriss-White.

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South Asian Studies Programme is an ESRC-DFID funded pilot project hosted at the University of Oxford.

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