Wetter winters and coastal erosion linked to climate change are threatening the sport of golf, according to a new report that University of Leeds scientists have contributed to. Professor Piers Forster, Director of the Priestley International Centre for Climate, provided evidence to the report by the Climate Coalition, along with research associate Kate Sambrook. “We’ve…
From rationed lettuces to devastated cricket grounds, the impacts of extreme weather linked to climate change are becoming ever more apparent in the UK, as illustrated by  the Climate Coalition’s  recently published Weather Warning report – and the shortage of Spanish courgettes in British supermarkets this week. The Priestley International Centre for Climate provided the…
Lord’s has become the first cricket ground in the country to run on 100% renewable energy, as new figures reveal the increasing disruption to cricket caused by extreme weather patterns linked to climate change. New statistics released by Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), owners of Lord’s, illustrate that extreme weather in December 2015, which has been…