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Jan Christoph Minx, head of the working group “Applied Sustainability Science” at the Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change (MCC), has been appointed a professorship at the Priestley International Centre for Climate. The Centre was founded in 2015 by the University of Leeds to bring together world leading expertise in the field…
Academics at the University Of Leeds are helping global efforts to track the reduction in glaciers and examining the consequential effects on the environment, reports White Rose Brussels. The office, which positions the three White Rose universities (Leeds, York and Sheffield), to key stakeholders in Brussels to influence EU research policy,  highlights Leeds’ research on…
A new study has revealed that methane emissions from global agriculture in 2011 were 11 per cent higher than previous estimates. The research used data from new agricultural practices in the IPCC’s 2006 model, which was used to simulate future methane emissions. Changes in livestock size, growth and feed, as well as manure management, have contributed to the…
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