High-End cLimate Impacts and eXtremes (HELIX)

At HELIX we are assisting decision-makers and the research community in making adaptation to our changing climate more understandable and manageable by providing a set of credible, coherent, global and regional views of different worlds at 2, 4 and 6°C, further focusing on Northern Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia and Europe. 

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Global CO2 emissions quota for 2C limit is 'rapidly diminishing'

In their recent Nature Geoscience paper  'Persistent growth of CO2 emissions and implications for reaching climate targets'  HELIX scientists Pierre Friedlingstein (University of Exeter) and Corinne le Quéré  (Director, Tyndall Centre, UEA) provide an update on the...

Communicating Climate Change: A practical workshop for researchers ('sold out')

Communicating Climate Change: A workshop to gain confidence, experience and knowhow London, 22 October 2014 We are sorry that we could not accomodate everyone for this first workshop we are keeping the group interactive and at a manageable size for the training tasks (30...

Climate science for Senegalese Farmers

HELIX's  first stakeholder engagement in West Africa began with a worshop for  Senegalese farmers, Catherine Pomposi writes about her experience of the workshop. On a hot weekend in mid-June members of the Senegalese National Meteorological Agency (ANACIM) and myself...

European stakeholders help shape HELIX

  HELIX's first stakeholder workshop, written by Asher Minns   On 14 May 2014, eleven expert users of climate change data and information gathered at a Hotel opposite Exeter’s Cathedral Green. The 'Exeter Eleven' are experts engaged with information about high-end...

Project aims to help vulnerable communities in Africa adapt to climate change

Researchers at the University of East Anglia are embarking on a major new project led by the University of Cape Town is South Africa to help communities in some of the most vulnerable areas of Africa adapt to the future impacts of climate change. ...