Researchers in the Priestley Centre have been making their contributions to World Water Day 2018 using video and recordings to show how the Arctic Ocean is being affected by climate change. A short video by Johan Faust of the NERC funded Changing Arctic Ocean Seafloor (ChAOS) project highlights the research into how melting sea ice…
Professor Mark New of Cape Town University in South Africa has been awarded the Piers Sellers Prize for a world leading contribution to solutions focused climate research by the Priestley International Centre for Climate. The award was given in recognition of Mark New’s lifelong contribution as a global leader in the interdisciplinary integration of climate…
The March 2018 issue of the Priestley Centre’s e-bulletin can be found here. This month’s packed edition includes: Piers Sellers Prize lecture on Cape Town’s water crisis (19 March) Spotlight on Prof Mark New, the 2018 Piers Sellers Prize winner for a world leading contribution to solution focused climate research News of a briefing session…
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…