Priestley International Centre for Climate

Delivering research to underpin robust and timely climate solutions

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Research strengths secure global challenge funding

Two significant research projects have been awarded £16million to build resilience in African businesses and communities

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New research briefs published

A new volume of 14 research briefs has been published, showcasing the breadth and scope of the climate related work the Priestley Centre is involved with

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Seismic surveys challenge the view that recent slowdowns in Greenland’s ice flow will continue in the long term, says a...

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Can we trust greenhouse gas inventories? As global levels of methane continue to rise, an investigation by the BBC’s Environment...

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The largest remaining ice shelf on the Antarctic Peninsula lost 10% of its area when an iceberg four times the...

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Priestley Centre Deputy Director Professor John Plane from the School of Chemistry has been elected as a Fellow of the...

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The University of Leeds and water@leeds are hosting ICFM7. The theme of ICFM7 is ‘Resilience to Climate Change – Anticipating...

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What happens when a bunch of scientists decide to chat with people on the street about climate change? A pretty...

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The UNFCCC climate change circus – aka the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) intersessional negotiations – has...

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Looking out of my office window onto a cold, windy February morning, I understand how such weather can make some...

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Professor Lindsay Stringer of the School of Earth and Environment at the University of Leeds was one of 76 scientists who...

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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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