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Research Centre Norwich

About the Research Centre

The University of East Anglia in Norwich, United Kingdom, is an acknowledged centre of excellence in relation to the study of the inter-linkages between natural and human systems. It is home to several internationally renowned research centres (such as the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research (which is headquartered at UEA), CSERGE and the Climatic Research Unit) as well as the Schools of Environmental Sciences and International Development. UEA has been a passionate advocate and exponent of policy relevant interdisciplinarity since its foundation in 1963. UEA is also distinctive in terms of the diversity of methodologies and theories used and developed by its researchers and teachers. Consequently, it is actively involved in understanding processes across all 5 analytical problems of the Earth System Governance research agenda.

Recent publications

Assessing the effectiveness of orchestrated climate action from five years of summits
Five years of climate action and summitry have taught us valuable lessons. Orchestrators of climate action can positively influence performance by setting minimum requirements for credibility and robustness among the initiatives they engage.
Transforming Biodiversity Governance
Edited by Ingrid J. Visseren-Hamakers, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen, Marcel T. J. Kok, PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency
2021 Annual Report
The Earth System Governance Project seeks to mobilise and advance scholarship at the interface between global environmental change and governance. Discover how by learning more about the project in this summary of 2021!
Special Issue: Towards a Sectoral Perspective on Global Climate Governance. Volume 8, June 2021

Tim Rayner, Sebastian Oberthür and Lukas Hermwille coordinated this special issue. The authors derived six major findings from the contributions…