How to capture and use atmospheric carbon dioxide

New study quantifies the prospects and costs of the ten most important applications

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Transforming food systems under a changing climate to meet the SDGs

Sharing key findings from the synthesis report

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The important role for researchers in achieving net-zero emissions

Reflections on a seminar with key contributors to the net-zero agenda

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A new study, co-authored by a researcher at the Priestley Centre, quantifies the prospects and costs of the ten most...

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The Priestley Centre’s October 2019 e-newsletter is available to read here. Highlights include: News of bold University climate targets and...

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Introducing fungi to wheat boosted their uptake of key nutrients and could lead to new, ‘climate smart’ varieties of crops,...

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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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ICAS external seminar Abstract Climate sensitivity is a key metric used to assess the magnitude of global warming given increased...

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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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Open to Leeds University staff and students to add data to Makertopia’s “Model Futures” game which explores liveable, sustainable cities....

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‘Net-zero’ has become an increasingly familiar term over the past few months, appearing in policy announcements, conference titles and opinion...

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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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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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