The names of leading climate change influencers, climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe and diplomat Christiana Figueres, are to be given to meeting rooms in the Priestley International Centre for Climate at the University of Leeds. The two were announced on International Women’s Day (8 March 2019) after members of the Centre submitted nominations for women that…
Extreme and unpredictable weather, made more frequent by climate change, is putting future supplies of British potatoes at risk according to a new report. The report, by the Climate Coalition, draws on research by the Priestley International Centre for Climate and says the UK can expect more frequent extreme weather events – including longer-lasting and…
Professor Piers Forster has been appointed to the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) by the Minister for Energy and Clean Growth, Claire Perry MP, and the devolved administrations. Professor Forster is Director of the Priestley International Centre for Climate and Professor of Physical Climate Change at the University of Leeds. He takes up the post…
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…