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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Resilient net-zero infrastructure

Leeds researchers are developing a new long-term planning approach for changing infrastructure that can meet the growing social and environmental challenges facing cities.

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News, Events and Blog

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A West Yorkshire city’s ambitious plans to tackle the effects of climate change are being supported by three University of...

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Leeds research has inspired a new national campaign to help local authorities issue a new type of municipal finance investment...

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For the first time, machine learning algorithms have been deployed to scan evidence on climate change and health across the...

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Forest clearance in Southeast Asia is accelerating and leading to unprecedented increases in carbon emissions. The findings, revealed by a...

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Climate risks pose unprecedented risks to agricultural food production. Farmers cope with climate risks through adjustments in farm management practices....

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Vice-Chancellor Professor Simone Buitendijk will gather a number of key voices to discuss the role of academic institutions in driving...

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MPs from the Yorkshire and Humber region join the University of Leeds to discuss a framework for ongoing collaboration on...

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Leading researchers will talk about the climate impacts of the food supply chain, including sustainable agriculture, consequences for consumer behaviour,...

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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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A blog written by Dr Andrew Sudmant, Research Fellow in the School of Earth and Environment As cities in the...

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A blog post from Dr Mark Harrison, Head of UK Applied Science at the Met Office.  Last month the University...

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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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