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An NGO representative stands in front of a replica of the Eiffel Tower at the Paris climate change conference in December 2015. (Michel Euler/AP Photo) H. Damon Matthews, Concordia University; Glen Peters, Center for International Climate and Environment Research – Oslo; Myles Allen, University of Oxford, and Piers Forster, University...

Environmental artist Kat Austen, who developed her multi-media performance The Matter of the Soul in conversation with researchers at the Priestley International Centre for Climate, has performed the iconic work at the UN climate conference in Poland. Kat, who was Cultural Institute Fellow in Arts and Science 2017–18, used her time...

Does carbon removal technology work? And is it actually a viable option? Professor Jan Christoph Minx, Chair in Climate Change and Public Policy at the Priestley International Centre for Climate, assesses its potential in this Q&A With renewable energy initiatives growing all the time, why does CO2 removal remain important? There...

How much can individuals reduce their carbon footprints? Dr Milena Buchs’ research shows people were not able to reduce their energy use through voluntary action alone The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change special report highlighted the urgency to keep global warming to 1.5 degrees above pre-industrial levels. The first Green GB Week...

Green GB Week (15-19 October 2018), a new initiative in the UK this year, came just in time. If it was not clear before, the recent IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C  is unequivocal that limiting further temperature rise to 1.5°C requires decisive action to reduce emissions in...