One year on from its formal launch the Priestley International Centre for Climate has 187 members with representation across eight faculties, three new Chairs, 22 University Academic Fellows and an interdisciplinary doctoral programme, as well as seeing an increase in the number of academics involved in climate related research across the University of Leeds. The information is included in a new…
What do we need to live within the Earth’s limits? An ambitious, multi-disciplinary, multi-national research project launched this month at Leeds, aims to answer this question. The five-year Living Well Within Limits (LiLi) project will investigate what natural resources – specifically energy – are needed to achieve human well-being.  It also seeks to determine how…
A new film featuring academics from the Priestley International Centre for Climate shows that scientists are optimistic about the prospects of managing climate change if public opinion accepts lifestyle changes. The climate scientists talk about the need for everyone to play their part in tackling the problem and the opportunities for health and the environment. They also…
The Priestley Centre’s Ask a Climate Scientist event for Climate Education Week have been covered by the Huffington Post and BBC Radio Leeds. Dr Julia Steinberger and Dr Anna Hogg were both interviewed by Paul Hudson for The Weather Show, broadcast across Yorkshire and Lincolnshire. Dr Steinberger spoke about the wider climate policy context while Dr…