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A special edition of the Priestley Centre’s ebulletin highlights activities and events being put on for Green GB Week (15-19 October). The ebulletin has stories on: Climate Chats public engagement session Climate Solutions Survey IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5C (European launch) Leeds Big Screen premier for climate film #MyClimate social media campaign…
The Priestley Centre wants to encourage conversation about climate change for Green GB Week (15-19 October 2018) – and it is making sure that the public can get involved in as many ways as possible. The Centre is asking people to tweet, talk, chat to researchers, ask questions, give their views and come along to events…
A new extensive study on the effects of warmer springs on plant growth in northern regions shows substantially reduced plant productivity in later months. The results call into question the validity of current climate models that include plant productivity when assessing the amount of carbon captured by vegetation and what remains in the atmosphere. Using…
An international learning platform for a major research programme on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) is being hosted by the Priestley Centre at its new home at the University of Leeds. The cross cutting learning platform on Partnerships and Capacity for Scaling Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) is the central mechanism to bring cohesion between…