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Priestley PhD researcher Rachel Harcourt explores how UK newspapers talk about hot weather risks. May was the sunniest month ever recorded in the UK, and these last few days of June will see the summer heat return. While these balmy temperatures might help many of us to survive lockdown, there...

Dr Katy Roelich explores how techniques from decision making under deep uncertainty might help during COVID-19 recovery planning. Decision making under deep uncertainty (DMDU) approaches and tools aim to improve the robustness of decisions when it is difficult to predict what the future might look like and to build in...

Dr Craig Poku writes about attending the first WCSSP India Annual Science Workshop in Pune, India If you had told me five years ago that I would become a fog expert, I would have denied your claim straight away. And yet five years ago, I received an offer to do...

In November 2020, the UK was due to host the United Nations climate change conference, known as COP26, which is now postponed to 2021 due to COVID-19. As well as being the largest summit ever hosted in the UK, it has been described as the most important gathering on climate...

Twenty-nine organisations are participating in a call for UK-based academic researchers to apply for funded placements with them on proposals to address aspects of climate resilience. Host organisations for the UK Climate Resilience Embedded Researcher scheme range from Anglian Water to the Church of England, along with government departments, place-based climate change partnerships...