Blog

Despite its low contribution to greenhouse gas emissions, Africa is the most vulnerable continent to climate change. Today, on World Africa Day, we are highlighting some of the important work that Leeds researchers are involved in. University of Leeds academics are collaborating with their African counterparts, governments and other stakeholders...

A blog from Andrew Brown, Professor of Economics and Political Economy at the University of Leeds, with Cameron Roberts, Carleton University; Giulio Mattioli, Technical University of Dortmund, and Julia K. Steinberger, University of Lausanne When discussing low-carbon transportation and the question of why cars play such a dominant role in our...

A blog from Yannick Oswald, PhD Candidate in Ecological Economics US billionaires experienced a trillion-dollar surge in their combined net worth in 2020, more than enough to hand out a $3,000 (£2,140) stimulus cheque to every American. Meanwhile, entire sectors were put on hold, removing the basis of subsistence for...