Tyndall Centre

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Logo of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research (from tyndall.ac.uk)

The Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research is an organisation based in the United Kingdom that brings together scientists, economists, engineers and social scientists to "research, assess and communicate from a distinct trans-disciplinary perspective, the options to mitigate, and the necessities to adapt to current climate change and continuing global warming, and to integrate these into the global, UK and local contexts of sustainable development".

The centre, named after the 19th-century UK scientist John Tyndall (born in Ireland) and founded in 2000, has core partners of the University of East Anglia, Cardiff University, University of Manchester, Newcastle University. Fudan University joined the Tyndall Centre partnership in 2011.

The Tyndall Centre's Director is Professor Robert Nicholls at the University of East Anglia and former of Southampton University. Former directors of the Tyndall Centre include Professor Corinne Le Quéré FRS CBE and Professor Sir Robert Watson interim Directors Carly Mclachlan and Professor Kevin Anderson, Professor Andrew Watkinson and Professor John Schellenhuber. The founding director is Professor Mike Hulme. Asher Minns is Executive Director.

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