Global weather research recognised by Queen's award

A Queen's Anniversary Prize has been awarded to the University of Leeds for research into tropical weather systems and climate science

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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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Cutting out your morning pastry and expensive coffee might help fight the climate crisis, a Leeds-led study reveals. Many less...

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The University of Leeds has been awarded the country’s most prestigious higher education honour. The Queen’s Anniversary Prizes recognise excellence, innovation...

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For at least the last 30 years, not a single country has met the basic needs of its residents without...

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Carbon emission limits needed to contain global warming could be breached within six years in the Yorkshire and Humber region,...

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

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

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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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Following the announcement of the Queen’s Anniversary Prize awarded to the University of Leeds for research into tropical weather systems...

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Dr Stephen Whitfield shares his thoughts on the role of agriculture in the UNFCCC – the international environmental treaty to tackle...

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In this blog, Priestley Centre Research and Innovation Development Manager, Shona Smith, reflects on commitments announced on Science and Innovation...

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A blog post by Dr Noel Cass, Research Fellow in Energy Demand Behaviour at the Institute for Transport Studies  Recently,...

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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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