The Centre for Carbon Measurement at NPL brings together academic and business partners with government and is designed to ensure that we can have confidence in the measurements we need to improve our understanding of the global climate, deliver policies for mitigating climate change, and accelerate the development of low carbon technologies.
Minister of State for Universities and Science
Through its wide-ranging expertise as part of the world-renowned National Physical Laboratory, the Centre for Carbon Measurement will make a major contribution to improving the quality of Earth observations relevant to climate and environmental change.
Prof Alan O’Neill
Director, National Centre for Earth Observation
University of Reading
Global climate change is one of the most challenging issues facing policy makers and industry today. Mitigation of and adaptation to climate change will require coordination and collaboration between science, business and governments.
The Centre for Carbon Measurement at NPL will build on NPL's capability, working with partners to address the following three areas:
News & Events
- Jane Burton is quoted in an article in E&T, Engineering and Technology Magazine.
- The Centre for Carbon Measurement gives evidence to government inquiry on the 'Environmental Risks of Fracking'.
- NPL presented work on measuring and verifying greenhouse gas emissions at the UN Conference of Parties.
- NPL is helping to unlock the climate action potential of cities.