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Climate: Observations, projections and impacts

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Research from the UK Met Office  includes detailed studies of the risks faced by 24 different countries all over the world. Noting that all countries have experienced temperature rises since the 1960s, the report warns that future temperature rise is likely to hold significant risks such as changes in rainfall patterns, increased pressure on crop production, water stress and flood risk.

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The Carbon Plan. Delivering our low carbon future

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The Government has published plans for achieving the emissions reductions committed to in the first four carbon budgets, on a pathway consistent with meeting the 2050 target. This publication brings together the Government’s strategy to curb greenhouse gas emissions and deliver our climate change targets, as well as the updated version of our actions and milestones for the next five years.

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Olympic Games and regeneration

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This note, published by the House of Commons Library, discusses the regeneration potential of the London Olympic Games.

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Renting in the Dark: Creating a lettings market that works for tenants

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This report from the Resolution Foundation looks at the process of renting via letting agents and in particular tenant fees.

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Working together: Saving tomorrow today (COP17). Durban, South Africa, 28 November – 9 December 2011

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Since the United Nations Framework on Climate Change (UNFCCC) entered into force in 1995, the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the UNFCCC have been meeting annually to assess progress in dealing with climate change. Details of outcomes from the 17thannual meeting of the COP are available online.

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Valuing tourism in higher education: Capitalising on HE-Industry links. Oxford, 8-9 December 2011

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The annual conference of the Association for Tourism in Higher Education considered the following themes: Making the case for tourism in higher education; What has tourism in HE done for the industry?; The place of tourism within the Research Excellence Framework; Tourism research and progress/best practices/highlights; International/ collaborative partnerships; Funding potential; Government perspectives on tourism in HE; Employability issues. Presentations from the two keynote speakers are available online.

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The regional growth dilemma: Can government do anything to narrow the North-South divide?

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Slides from a talk on the regional growth dilemma presented by Professor Henry Overman at the Social Market Foundation on 1 December 2011.

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Health co-benefits of climate change mitigation

Posted on: 8 December 2011
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A series of WHO policy briefings on the health co-benefits of climate change mitigation summarises initial key findings and identifies expected health impacts from policies to mitigate climate change in the housing, transport, household energy and the health sector. The briefings focus on the mitigation policies reviewed in the 2007 Fourth Assessment Report of the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), and propose important health co-benefits for consideration in the next round of IPCC mitigation reviews in preparation of the Fifth Assessment Report.

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Park life. The legacy of London’s Olympic venues

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The London Assembly’s Economy, Culture and Sport Committee has reviewed the legacy plans for the Aquatics Centre, Handball Arena, Velopark and Eton Manor tennis and hockey centre. It recommends that the Olympic Park Legacy Company (OPLC) and the Lee Valley Regional Park Authority (LVRPA), work together to promote the four venues as a single destination open to the public for at least 80% of the time.

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Best placed to grow: European cities hotel forecast 2011 & 2012

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This report from PricewaterhouseCoopers looks forward to 2012 and asks which European cities’ hotel sectors are best placed to take advantage of the changing economic order.

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