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On Energy Day at COP26, Chair in Global Challenges Jon Lovett tells us why micro-grids are the next big thing in energy transition infrastructure, and points to collaborations across the UK and Africa that are providing the evidence. There has been a revolution in the generation of electricity from renewable...

It’s now only a few days until COP26, and after almost two years of preparation, the University of Leeds have more than 40 staff and students headed to Glasgow to observe and support the negotiations. We asked our COP26 delegation and the wider University community about their hopes and messages...

In the run up to COP26, PhD researcher Anne Sietsma tells us why the Global Conference of Youth (COY) is so important, and how you can get your voice heard at COP26. Over the last few weeks, everyone in the climate change world has been frantically preparing for COP26, the United...

A blog post by Dr Neil Crawford from the School of Geography, and Dr Michael Mikulewicz of Glasgow Caledonian University. The global climate emergency is a crisis of culture. While the impacts of climate change can be destructive of cultural heritage in both its material and non-material forms, they also...