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Following the announcement of the Queen’s Anniversary Prize awarded to the University of Leeds for research into tropical weather systems and climate science, Professor Andy Challinor reflects on the role of the one of the key partnerships in this research, CGIAR CCAFS, which was critical in driving innovation in climate...

Dr Stephen Whitfield shares his thoughts on the role of agriculture in the UNFCCC – the international environmental treaty to tackle climate change – and highlights the work being done at Leeds, and with partners across Africa, in supporting climate resilient and equitable agricultural transformation.  The transformation of global agriculture systems,...

In this blog, Priestley Centre Research and Innovation Development Manager, Shona Smith, reflects on commitments announced on Science and Innovation Day at COP26 and the role of Priestley Centre research and expertise. Today is Science and Innovation Day at COP26, bringing a swathe of announcements about new initiatives to support...

A blog post by Dr Noel Cass, Research Fellow in Energy Demand Behaviour at the Institute for Transport Studies  Recently, the Guardian has pointed out that the Nudge Unit’s blueprint for government actions required to achieve significant behaviour change for meeting these targets, including reducing car travel, and levies on meat and...