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Priestley International Centre for Climate PhD researcher Claire Cooper writes about her first experience as a newly appointed Fellow for “Under Her Eye” Very occasionally, in the course of our academic lives, we are given the opportunity to step out of our comfort zone and explore the questions we have...

  wk1003mike / shutterstock Oscar Céspedes, University of Leeds Human society has come to rely on superior gadgets being produced every year. Each year, new phones or laptops are faster, sleeker and have even more capabilities. However, electronics are rarely recycled, and the carbon footprint of the internet already exceeds...

Cities looking to reduce their impact on the environment often overlook the main source of their carbon emissions. Here a Leeds research group argue that we are targeting climate change in the wrong way By Andrew Sudmant, Andy Gouldson, Kate Scott and Joel Millward-Hopkins We tend to think about our...

EmEvn / shutterstock Daniel O’Neill, University of Leeds Imagine a country that met the basic needs of its citizens – one where everyone could expect to live a long, healthy, happy and prosperous life. Now imagine that same country was able to do this while using natural resources at a...

“They mentioned being a reviewer, so I’m definitely going to look into that – I think it  would be a really good starting point for to get into it,” said Sarah Gore of Cardiff University, packing up her bags as the MAPERS course on global scientific assessments came to a close....