Priestley International Centre for Climate

Delivering research to underpin robust and timely climate solutions

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Energy Scenarios for the Bottom Billion

Leverhulme Visiting Professor, Tami Bond, gives her final seminar on energy transitions for households in low-income populations

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A Hostile Climate?

A multidisciplinary conference at Leeds, organised by postgraduate researchers, examined the meaning of "a hostile climate" in diverse and receptive ways

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Is it too late? What can I do to help?

The Priestley Centre team answers young people's questions about climate change collected from the Leeds Youth Strike for Climate

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News, Events and Posts

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A new report sets out how Leeds could become a carbon neutral city by 2050 – and potentially by 2030....

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Inuit communities’ travel skills and regional knowledge have helped mitigate the effects of Arctic climate change on travel conditions, according...

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The names of leading climate change influencers, climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe and diplomat Christiana Figueres, are to be given to...

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A new study suggests climate change will significantly alter rainfall patterns for key agricultural regions, but the worse effects could...

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Abstract “Energy for use in households of low-income populations is a relatively small fraction of global energy use. However, the...

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A joint Priestley / Civil Engineering seminar Abstract Scientific research into climate change pursues a better understanding of our complex earth...

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The Priestley International Centre for Climate invites you to this half day symposium on planetary atmospheres. The symposium will explore...

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Join us on Monday 24 June 2019 for a double bill of events featuring our annual Piers Sellers Prize and...

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The overwhelming majority of climate scientists agree that we are fast approaching (or have already passed, in some cases) the...

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Students out in force (Kevin J. Frost)  Chris Smith, University of Leeds Pupils in 60 countries go on strike from...

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Leighton Collins / shutterstock Kate Sambrook, University of Leeds and Thomas Richardson, University of Leeds On a global scale the...

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By Declan Sean Kenny, winner of the White Rose Brussels Article Competition 2019 There is an undeniable urgency to implement...

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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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