The University of Leeds is going to the ends of the earth to talk about climate change solutions next week, with a live link up with scientists in Antarctica as part of a suite of events for Green GB Week 15-19 October. The Priestley International Centre for Climate based at the University of Leeds is…
Researchers have warned that embarking on negative emissions technologies without considering wider social and environmental implications is a “risky bet” that raises moral hazard issues. Priestley Chair of Climate Change and Public Policy Jan Minx is co-author of a Nature Comment article calling for the ethical issues around negative emissions technology (NETs) to be evaluated…
Scientists from the Priestley International Centre for Climate selected to contribute to the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) are stressing the need for a shift of emphasis to climate solutions The eight academics, which include Priestley’s director and three Priestley Chairs, are spread across all three working groups for the report, giving the University of Leeds climate…
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…