Priestley International Centre for Climate

Delivering research to underpin robust and timely climate solutions

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Low carbon investment creates big wins

Governments looking to boost jobs, economic productivity and public health should ensure infrastructure investment in cities is low carbon, according to a new study by the University of Leeds

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What is the world like for coral?

What does it take for us to feel empathy for species devastated by climate change? Experience the world as a coral might at the UK premiere of the Coral Empathy Device in Leeds 3-9 June

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Partnerships give a creative perspective on communicating climate change

What could happen when you partner climate scientists with digital marketing creatives? Four groups of Priestley Centre academics are about to find out ...

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Monitoring Antarctica from space has revealed how its ice is being lost to the oceans, providing crucial insight into the...

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Ice losses from Antarctica have increased global sea levels by 7.6 mm since 1992, with two fifths of this rise...

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Governments looking to boost jobs, economic productivity and public health should ensure infrastructure investment in cities is low carbon, according...

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Renowned climate scientist Gavin Schmidt, Director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, will present the Piers Sellers PhD...

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Past Earth Network Conference 2018: Public Lecture Only Dr Alice Roberts is an academic, writer and broadcaster. Her interests are...

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Information Session hosted by the Priestley International Centre for Climate and water@leeds Tender-based contract research from government departments, companies, national...

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Pre-booking essential: book here Renowned climate scientist Gavin Schmidt, Director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, will present...

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Our world is warming. The effects are far reaching, for all life forms. Coral reefs, in particular, are being devastated...

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Priestley International Centre for Climate PhD researcher Claire Cooper writes about her first experience as a newly appointed Fellow for...

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  wk1003mike / shutterstock Oscar Céspedes, University of Leeds Human society has come to rely on superior gadgets being produced...

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Cities looking to reduce their impact on the environment often overlook the main source of their carbon emissions. Here a...

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EmEvn / shutterstock Daniel O’Neill, University of Leeds Imagine a country that met the basic needs of its citizens –...

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About the Priestley Centre

The Priestley International Centre for Climate brings together world-leading expertise in all the key strands of climate change research. Climate change and its impact on society and ecosystems is a global challenge. The centre is providing international solutions to meet this challenge.

Effective policy and other social and technical solutions need to be underpinned by robust research and the Priestley Centre’s focus is on new interdisciplinary research partnerships that better link our physical, technological, economic and social understanding of climate change with strategies for mitigation and adaptation.

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