Looking back on 2023 at the Degrees Initiative

Beginning fresh in 2024, we decided to take a moment to look back on what we have achieved over the last year. 2023 took us around the world from Istanbul to Mexico City to Kigali, building a global community through workshops, events, and research funding.

Funding awards for development of an African SRM Research Coalition

A team at the University of Cape Town – led by Degrees-funded scientist and research collaborator, Dr Christopher Lennard – have been awarded funding from The Rockefeller Foundation, through its Uncommon Collaborations program with Dalberg Catalyst, to support the exploration of the development of an African Research Coalition on SRM

Degrees-funded scientists building North-South connections at the ICTP

Romaric C. Odoulami at the ICTP in Trieste, Italy (2023). Photo Credit: Romaric C. Odoulami Michelle Simões Reboita and colleagues at the ICTP in Trieste, Italy (2023). Photo Credit: Michelle Reboita Michelle Simões Reboita at the ICTP with famous modelling expert Filippo Giorgi in Trieste, Italy. Photo Credit: Michelle Reboita   Two Degrees-funded researchers, Romaric […]

Newsletter: Degrees winter update 2023

Degrees has published the winter update of our quarterly newsletter. It’s been a busy year for the Degrees Initiative, and it’s great to be able to look back over the last twelve months.

Publication: Chapter on SRM and cocoa production in Nigeria

The 2018 South African Degrees Modelling Fund team has published a new book chapter with Temitope Egbebiyi as the lead author. The chapter models the impacts of both climate change and solar radiation modification (SRM) on cocoa production in Nigeria.