Priestley International Centre for Climate

Delivering research to underpin robust and timely climate solutions

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Competition - Design concept for glass in the Priestley Building

We need your help to put our stamp on the Priestley Building and make sure it provides a strong identity for our Centre.

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Environment and Health Research at Leeds – Now and in the future

Led by our new Priestley Chair in Climate and Health, Lea Berrang Ford, this event will provide an opportunity to connect with other Leeds researchers interested in environment and health.

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Global atmospheric CO2 at record breaking level

Professor Piers Forster comments on the surge in carbon dioxide levels, caused by human activities and El Nino

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Priestley Chairs Lea Berrang Ford and James Ford are lead authors on the Adaptation Gap Report: Towards a Global Assessment,...

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News that global atmospheric carbon dioxide levels surged to more than 403 ppm in 2016 – the highest level in...

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Citizens, students and business representatives in Leeds have joined the Climathon movement to take part in a global hackathon to find...

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Piers Forster, Director of the Priestley International Centre for Climate, is to lead a newly funded project, Climate Consortium, that...

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Are you working on environment and health related research, would you like to do so in the future, or do...

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Dr Astrid Kause, a Research Fellow based in the Leeds University Business School, will be delivering the seventh presentation in...

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‘The citizens of 2050 are being taught an economic mindset that is rooted in the textbooks of 1950, which in...

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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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