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…
New research has shown that limiting the increase in global average temperatures to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels is still geophysically possible, but requires more ambitious emission reductions than those pledged so far. An international team of scientists, including Professor Piers Forster, Director of the Priestley International Centre for Climate at the University of Leeds, have…
Experts from global scientific assessments, policy and communications have come together at the University of Leeds to teach the next generation of potential lead authors about the process. The trainers, whose experiences include assessments for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA),  World Meteorological Organisation (WMO), a United Nations…
The University of Leeds is one of 24 key Leeds businesses and organisations joining forces to encourage investment in low-carbon, climate-resilient development. The Priestley International Centre for Climate and the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy (CCCEP) are working with Leeds City Council alongside organisations ranging from Yorkshire Water and the NHS to house…
Priestley Centre Deputy Director Professor John Plane from the School of Chemistry has been elected as a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union for his work in space physics and aeronomy. When announcing the nomination, the American Geophysical Union stated: “Professor Plane has made fundamental discoveries and breakthroughs in several fields of importance to aeronomy…