Two reports involving University of Leeds researchers on carbon emissions in cities have been presented this week in Canada, along with a keynote speech to the IPCC Cities and Climate Change Science Conference in Edmonton. Andy Gouldson, who leads the Climate Smart Cities programme and is Professor of Environmental Policy, presented the address for the plenary…
Professor Mark New, Director of the African Climate and Development Initiative (ACDI) at the University of Cape Town, has been named as the 2018 recipient of the Piers Sellers Prize for a world leading contribution to solution focused climate research. The award is one of two bestowed annually in the former astronaut and climate scientist’s…
The February 2018 issue of the Priestley Centre ebulletin can be found here. This month’s edition includes news about: 2018 Climate Bursary for PhD researchers Priestley climate research making headlines New Priestley Chair Dan Marsh Cultural Fellow Kat Austen and George Monbiot talk at Opera North (pictured) New pump priming funding call deadline Climate research…
Professor Dan Marsh joins the Priestley International Centre for Climate as the Chair in Comparative Planetary Atmospheres, which he will hold jointly in the School of Physics and Astronomy and the School of Chemistry at the University of Leeds. Dan Marsh will divide his time between Leeds and the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in…
The January 2018 edition of the Priestley Centre’s monthly bulletin can be read here. Contents: Piers Sellers PhD prize – 2018 nominations open Prof Jan Minx inaugural seminar (31 January) James Mckay’s prehistoric paintings Climate research round up Priestley climate events Priestley Society forthcoming activities Blogs Funding opportunities Image: Pliocene Greenland – 3 million years ago,…