Priestley International Centre for Climate

Delivering research to underpin robust and timely climate solutions

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Emissions from wetlands and permafrost impact climate targets

Much steeper reductions in emissions from fossil fuels will be needed to meet the Paris Climate Agreement when methane emissions are factored in

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"The heatwave is just the start..."

Prof Simon Lewis's Guardian Opinion piece on the heatwave and why Britain needs to adapt rapidly to climate change is creating an impact on social media

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Creative Labs explores cultural dimensions of climate change

What did four teams of researchers working on climate change come up with when they were partnered with digital and creative professionals? Lucy Rowland reports on some innovative collaborations

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Professor Simon Lewis of the School of Geography at the University of Leeds has written a Guardian Opinion piece on...

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To limit the rise in global temperature levels to a maximum of 1.5 °C, fossil fuel emissions should be cut...

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Scientists from the University of Leeds are among a team of researchers making a return voyage to the Barents Sea...

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  A new film by the Priestley International Centre for Climate demonstrates the value to University of Leeds researchers of...

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

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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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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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