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From COP27 to COP28: What went well, what went badly and what comes next?


COP27, the annual United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, took place in November 2022. Thousands of delegates gathered in the Egyptian city of Sharm El-Sheikh to discuss action on climate change. The delegates have now returned to their home countries and organisations, bringing with them the final outcomes of the negotiations. Now it is...

COP27 reflections


  After two weeks of fierce negotiations and countless conversations, COP27 in the Egyptian city of Sharm El-Sheikh came to a close. As an official observer of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the University of Leeds sent a delegation to COP27. These researchers spent an intense time at COP27, presenting their research,...

Are microgrids the next big thing?


Join this online live event with experts discussing how microgrids are revolutionising renewable energy solutions and helping achieve COP27 aspirations for access to clean and modern energy.

Protecting the Amazon Rainforest


Executive Director of ACTO, Carlos Alfredo Lazary Teixeira, will be joined by Dr. Maria Antonia Tigre, Global Climate Litigation Fellow at the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law at the Columbia Law School and Deputy Director of the Global Network for Human Rights and the Environment, and Dr Markus Fraundorfer, Lecturer in Global Governance at POLIS.