Understanding the climate impact of natural atmospheric particles

Why trees are cool: Priestley Centre researchers show how forests act as giant air conditioners

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Conservation agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa

An opportunity to hear from Christian Thierfelder, expert in conservation agriculture, and to discuss climate resilient agriculture in Africa

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Priestley Centre Pump Priming Fund Call

Our pump priming fund of £2,000 to support the early stages of international and interdisciplinary research projects is back: deadline 5 January

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Priestley prizewinner to help shape UK Industrial Strategy

Dr Kate Scott, winner of our first Piers Sellers PhD prize (2016) , has got a NERC Industrial Innovation Fellowship - and some very responsible research

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The December ebulletin for the Priestley International Centre for Climate is available to read here

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An international team of scientists, led by the University of Leeds, has quantified the relationship between natural sources of particles...

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University of Leeds Research Fellow Kate Scott has been awarded a NERC Industrial Innovation Fellowship on implementing a climate compatible...

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An international artist will be collaborating with researchers at the Priestley Centre to create new work in an innovative new...

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Christian Thierfelder is a Senior Cropping Systems Agronomist specializing in Conservation Agriculture (CA) systems research with CIMMYT. CIMMYT and Christian have...

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Join the Priestley International Centre for Climate and the Priestley Society for a special Christmas seminar, to be followed by...

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Sadler Seminar Series 2017-18 – What to eat? Values and food choice Daily food choice is shaped by numerous values....

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*THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED BUT YOU CAN JOIN REMOTELY – SEE UPDATE BELOW * ‘The citizens of 2050 are...

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With a report revealing  air in 44 UK cities is too dangerous to breathe published  this week, our Leeds Climathon...

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cawayne/Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND Zac Taylor, University of Leeds After dodging the worst of Hurricane Irma, Florida’s coastal real estate boom...

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Joe Dunckley / shutterstock Stephen Hall, University of Leeds and Jeffrey Hardy, Imperial College London To fight climate change and...

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shutterstock. Martyn Chipperfield, University of Leeds The 1987 treaty that stopped the pollution causing a hole in the ozone layer...

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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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