University commits to bold climate crisis action

University of Leeds has fully divested from significant fossil fuel extractors and has set out seven bold principles it will adopt to help tackle the climate crisis

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From Extreme Weather to Climate Change in Africa

African SWIFT Cheney Public Lecture from Dr Benjamin Lamptey

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Building a UK climate impacts and risk assessment community

An overview of the UK’s 1st National Meeting for Climate Impact and Risk Assessment

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A new report shows low carbon measures in cities could reduce urban emissions by nearly 90% and support 87 million...

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Reducing fossil fuel emissions aggressively but gradually will not cause a large spike in short-term warming as feared, according to...

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The University of Leeds has fully divested from significant fossil fuel extractors and has set out seven bold principles it...

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The Priestley Centre’s September 2019 e-newsletter is available to read here. Highlights include: A plethora of funding opportunities News of...

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Joint CCAFS / GFEI / Priestley / SRI seminar Abstract Despite decades of attention to agricultural development, poverty and food...

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UK law means we now need to reach “net zero” by 2050 – but how prepared are our cities and...

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University of Leeds Cheney Fellow, Dr Benjamin Lamptey, will talk on extreme weather and climate change in Africa, with consideration of the contribution...

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A conversation with Leeds contributors to the UK Committee on Climate Change net-zero report* and the Leeds Carbon Roadmap *Net...

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In this post, Emily Vosper offers an overview of the UK’s 1st National Meeting for Climate Impact and Risk Assessment...

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The Climate Communication Project brought together leading academics and practitioners to take stock of what they know about public engagement...

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More than 280 people attended a series of six events to celebrate three years of the Priestley International Centre for...

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Article by Pip Roddis, University of Leeds Subsidies for onshore wind power were cut by the UK government in 2015....

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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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