Leeds at COP26

Our involvement in the most important global climate negotiations yet

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Climate change widespread, rapid, and intensifying

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

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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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Leeds climate researchers working to tackle the environmental crisis and help the world achieve net zero carbon emissions are preparing...

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Researchers in the UK and Africa have teamed up to help tea producers better understand future climate risks in a...

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The bold, rapid action needed to tackle the climate and ecological crisis presents an unparalleled opportunity for higher education institutions,...

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The vast majority of organisations in the United Kingdom are unprepared for the extreme weather disruption that climate change is...

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This webinar builds on the recent LUCAS Sadler Series on ‘African Knowledges’.  This series of events sought to place African...

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Join this live panel discussion with experts from universities and organisations from Leeds, Indonesia, India and Uganda discussing how bioenergy can help achieve the aspirations of COP26 and the sustainable development goal of universal access to modern clean energy.

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COP26 is said to be the most crucial climate negotiations to date, but what legacy will it have? Join us...

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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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In the run up to COP26, PhD researcher Anne Sietsma tells us why the Global Conference of Youth (COY) is so...

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A blog post by Dr Neil Crawford from the School of Geography, and Dr Michael Mikulewicz of Glasgow Caledonian University....

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A blog post by Professor Suraje Dessai from the School of Earth and Environment, and Professor Declan Conway, London School...

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A blog post from Alex Dunhill, Bethany Allen, Chris Smith, Daniel Hill, James McKay, Tracy Aze, and colleagues.  There are...

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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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