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Degrees is now a registered charity in the UK

After ten years operating as a project based at other institutions, the Degrees Initiative has registered as a charity in England and Wales. This represents a major milestone for the initiative and a major step forward in our plans to

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SRMGI becomes The Degrees Initiative

After a decade as a project housed at other NGOs, the SRM Governance Initiative (SRMGI) has moved into a new phase, establishing as an independent non-profit organisation and changing its name to The Degrees Initiative. Degrees stands for Developing world

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Three new teams awarded DECIMALS grants

Three new teams have just been awarded DECIMALS grants in Bangladesh, Kenya and the Philippines. Congratulations and welcome to them! Altogether, 15 new scientists will research the potential impacts of SRM on their regions from 2021 to 2023: In Bangladesh,

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New DECIMALS research collaborators

We are delighted to announce that three renowned scientists are joining the DECIMALS pool of collaborators to work with the southern scientists funded through our programme. Prof. Alan Robock from Rutgers University, Dr Mari Tye from the National Center for

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First study from Southeast Asia

On 19 September 2021, Heri Kuswanto and his team published the first scientific paper on SRM from Indonesia and from the entire region of Southeast Asia. It investigates how SRM could affect temperatures and humidity over Indonesia. Climate change is projected

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Our work commended by Nature

Our approach to capacity-building around SRM was singled out for commendation in a Nature editorial this week. The piece notes that SRM has the potential to significantly reduce climate risks if employed as a short-term measure, but it could have serious,

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Our insights reflected in NASEM report

In September 2019, our Director Andy Parker was invited to present to the panel of the US National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM). In his comments, Andy emphasised the importance of capacity-building in the Global South, where our

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