Blog

By Declan Sean Kenny, winner of the White Rose Brussels Article Competition 2019 There is an undeniable urgency to implement the structural reforms necessary to prevent irreversible damage we are on course to inflict upon the planet. Such a claim has been buttressed by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s...

On 8th January Carbon Brief released the top 10 climate papers most featured in the media in 2018 using data from altmetric.com which aggregates ‘mentions’ across numerous platforms including mainstream news, social media, Wikipedia and policy documents. Featuring at number 4, with an altmetric ‘score’ of 3,309, is research led...

Christian Mueller / shutterstock Chris Smith, University of Leeds Despite some positive climate action, new fossil fuel infrastructure is still being built and deployed. Dozens of new coal power plants are currently planned or under construction, for instance, while petrol car sales will nearly hit 100m in 2019. But what...

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...