Climate change widespread, rapid, and intensifying

Leeds researchers contribute to a major international assessment of the latest climate research

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Connecting Voices for Climate Action

Building local to global ambition for COP26 and beyond

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A wilder future for Yorkshire

Researchers are working with partners to restore the landscape around Ingleborough

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News, Events and Blog

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Restoring the world’s depleted peatlands now rather than later would have massive economic benefits for society, according to new research....

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A Leeds expert working at the cutting edge of climate research has received a prestigious national award. Dr Viktoria Spaiser...

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Setting fire to forest and agricultural land in Southeast Asia to prepare it for cultivation or grazing contributes to an...

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Scientists studying tropical forests in Africa’s mountains were surprised to uncover how much carbon they store, and how fast some...

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Following the recent release of the IPCC’s AR6 Working Group (WG) I Report, CONSTRAIN and the IPCC are hosting an...

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Despite its low contribution to greenhouse gas emissions, Africa is the most vulnerable continent to climate change. Already, the region...

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Carbon sequestration by vegetation and soil is an essential part of the approach when it comes to addressing climate change...

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In just a few weeks, Glasgow will play host to a historical event of global importance, as people from across...

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A blog post by Alice Garvey, PhD researcher and Priestley Climate Scholar Over four-fifths of the English population say they...

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A blog post by Dr Malcolm Morgan, Research Fellow for Transport and Spatial Analysis in the Institute for Transport Studies...

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A blog post by Bethany Allen, School of Earth and Environment, and Emma Dunne, University of Birmingham Life on Earth...

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A blog post by Professor Vera Trappmann and Dr Jo Cutter, both of the Centre for Employment Relations, Innovation and...

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Build Back Better

Leeds researchers have published a range of content about the need to build back better, putting climate action and resilience at the heart of the coronavirus recovery.

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About the Priestley Centre

The Priestley International Centre for Climate brings together world-leading expertise in all the key strands of climate change research. Climate change and its impact on society and ecosystems is a global challenge. The Centre is providing international solutions to meet this challenge.

Effective policy and other social and technical solutions need to be underpinned by robust research and the Priestley Centre’s focus is on new interdisciplinary research partnerships that better link our physical, technological, economic and social understanding of climate change with strategies for mitigation and adaptation.

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