Priestley Centre director Piers Forster has commented and written about a clutch of climate stories making headlines, including a News and Views piece for Nature on climate sensitivity, a discussion on improving climate models in Carbon Brief (both published 17 January 2018) and an AGU positioning statement on climate intervention, published today (18 January). Commenting on…
The Priestley International Centre for Climate took part in a three-day conference on Mediating Climate Change (4-6 July 2017) at the University of Leeds. Lucy Rowland reports on the Environmental Humanities-led conference and the wide range of perspectives it explored. Taking place during the bicentenary of the global climate crisis prompted by the eruption of Mount…
A hundred UK climate scientists have signed a letter to the Prime Minister, Theresa May, urging her to press US President-Elect Donald Trump to address climate change. Prof Piers Forster, director of the Priestley International Centre for Climate at the University of Leeds, is quoted in The Guardian today (16.01.17), saying, “What concerns me is that…