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shutterstock. Martyn Chipperfield, University of Leeds The 1987 treaty that stopped the pollution causing a hole in the ozone layer is rightly seen as a major success story. It’s arguably the most successful international environmental agreement ever. It’s true that, 30 years on from the signing of the Montreal Protocol,...

What happens when a bunch of scientists decide to chat with people on the street about climate change? A pretty valuable public engagement event, that’s what  – probably more so for the climate scientists themselves than for the people with whom they interact. People who are prepared to stop and...

Looking out of my office window onto a cold, windy February morning, I understand how such weather can make some people wonder how these conditions can be consistent with global warming. The British weather has always been a hot topic of conversation, indeed weather at either end of the scale — scorching...

Professor Lindsay Stringer of the School of Earth and Environment at the University of Leeds was one of 76 scientists who took part in an all-women expedition to Antarctica. The project, Homeward Bound, is a leadership, strategic and science initiative that aims to heighten the impact of women scientists in decision...