Droughts could kill off the tallest trees in tropical rainforests, raising the Earth's carbon dioxide levels in the coming decades, a study suggests.
The value of investment in joint UK-India research from the UK research councils, the government of India, and third parties now exceeds £200 million, following a £72 million boost to the portfolio during 2015.
NERC is investing just over £8m in research to ensure we have access to elements needed for a variety of environmental technologies that will provide cleaner energy and more efficient energy usage.
NERC has awarded scientists at King's College London around £55,000 to use drones to measure how wildfires currently raging in Indonesia, made worse by El Niño, affect the atmosphere.
A UK government-funded initiative will put £20m behind leading-edge research to better understand Africa's changing climate and the use of climate change information in decision making across the continent.
NERC is proud to announce that its research centre the British Antarctic Survey has been awarded a bronze Athena SWAN award in recognition of its work to promote gender equality in higher education.