Priestley International Centre for Climate

Delivering research to underpin robust and timely climate solutions

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Priestley team at the IPCC

Priestley Centre Director Prof Piers Forster and Priestley Chair in Climate Change Adaptation Prof James Ford were in the Republic of Korea for the sign off of the IPCC Special Report on 1.5C

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Climate Question Time

Scientists from the Priestley Centre and other universities come together for this public panel event for GGBW, answering questions collected from the public

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Climate talk film premieres

YouTuber ClimateAdam gets together with expert Adam Corner (who gets a new name) in this new film on How (Not) to Talk About Climate Change

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News, Events and Posts

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The University of Leeds is going to the ends of the earth to talk about climate change solutions next week,...

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Climate change is happening now, with extreme weather events, melting ice and sea level rise already occurring – so why...

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A special edition of the Priestley Centre’s ebulletin highlights activities and events being put on for Green GB Week (15-19...

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Limiting global warming to 1.5ºC would require rapid, far reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society, the IPCC...

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Green GB Week (15-19 October) In 2008, the UK passed the ground-breaking Climate Change Act. To mark its ten year...

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Concerned about climate change? Interested in what it might be like to live in a sustainable future? This event, which...

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Leading scientists from the Priestley International Centre for Climate at the University of Leeds and other universities from the North...

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What is happening to the world’s ice? Rising temperatures are causing rapid melting in the Arctic and Greenland, parts of...

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Are there really reasons to be upbeat about humanity’s chances of tackling climate change? Speaking at a public event in...

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If there’s one thing about public engagement with climate change you can be certain about, it is that climate change...

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www.shutterstock.com Contrary to all British summertime norms, the country has basked in seemingly endless sunshine for a while now. 18m...

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Land Lines, a research project exploring British nature writing from the late 18th century to the present, was one of...

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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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