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Clifford International Expert

Posted on 09/08/2012
Professor Nick Clifford (Head of Department) has been appointed to the Belmont Forum/G8 Heads of Research Councils Panel of Experts, and will attend meetings in London and Washington DC between September 2012 and March 2013 to consider research proposals relating to the International Opportunities Fund on Freshwater Security and Coastal Vulnerability.

 

The Belmont Forum is a high-level group of the world’s major and emerging funders of global environmental change research and international science councils. It aims to accelerate delivery of the international environmental research most urgently needed to remove critical barriers to sustainability by aligning and mobilizing international resources.

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Humans delayed the onset of the Sahara desert by 500 years

Humans delayed the onset of the Sahara desert by 500 years

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Humans did not accelerate the decline of the 'Green Sahara' and may have managed to hold back the onset of the Sahara desert by around 500 years, according to new research led by UCL and King's College London.
King's and the London Air Quality Network tackling air pollution

King's and the London Air Quality Network tackling air pollution

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Air pollution has been linked to illness and premature death. A recent report examining the impact of exposure to air pollution across the course of a lifetime estimated that in the UK, the air pollution we breathe causes an estimated 40,000 early deaths per year. King's College London is directly involved in tackling poor air quality and are responsible for the London Air Quality Network.
Nobel Prize Winner Receives Honorary Degree

Nobel Prize Winner Receives Honorary Degree

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Professor Mario Molina, Nobel Prize winner for his work on the ozone-depleting effects of CFCs, was awarded an honorary degree by King's College London on 22 June.
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