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The energy used to grow, process, package and transport food accounts for about a quarter of global greenhouse gas emissions. But not all food is equally carbon-intensive. Researchers can measure the impact of different food choices at each stage of their journey – from farm to fork – to work...

Priestley PhD researcher, Rachel Harcourt, shares insights from her research in narrating climate change impacts and adaptation. The UK’s weather and climate is changing and this is bringing new risks to communities living here. Experts advise that people should consider taking adaptive actions so as to better protect themselves from...

The 2019 Eastern African short rains (October-December) was one of the wettest in recent decades, with many places seeing more than double the typical amount of rainfall for the season. The seasonal forecast from the 53rd Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum (GHACOF) did indeed note that above average rainfall was...

The 25th Conference of the Parties (COP) took place from 2-13 December 2019 in Madrid. For a relative newcomer to both climate science and COP itself, it was a huge opportunity to observe, absorb and learn. First, some background: COP25 aimed to both address unfinished business in implementing the Paris...