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A blog post by postgraduate researcher Max Callaghan Limiting global warming to 1.5℃ above pre-industrial levels requires reaching net zero emissions by the middle of this century. This means that, in less than three decades, we need to reverse more than a century of rising emissions and bring annual emissions...

Research is at the heart of understanding and combatting climate change. But is this knowledge reaching those in government and elsewhere who need to act? Dr Dhanush Dinesh thinks not. This is why he set up Clim-Eat, an organisation that aims to connect science and policy around climate change and...

Professor Richard Beardsworth examines the UK’s presidency in the run-up to COP27 in Egypt and the implications of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine for political leadership on climate To one side of the horror of another Syria on the European continent, the invasion of Ukraine presents an opportunity for the West...

This blog is by Leonie Hyde-Smith a PhD student on the WaterWiser CDT programme. It was originally published on the WASH website.  Effective sanitation systems are crucial for public and environmental health, particularly in densely populated urban areas. It is widely accepted that the impacts of climate change will stress...

Do you have an idea that can address climate change at the University of Leeds? Take part in the Climate Plan Student Challenge! What is the Climate Plan Student Challenge? The University of Leeds Climate Plan sets out how the University will play a part in the global efforts to...