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A researcher accelerating climate-resilient change for inclusive development has been named as the winner of the 2022 Piers Sellers Prize. Professor Joyeeta Gupta, whose work focuses on the influence of changing geopolitics and climate governance patterns, will receive the prize for world leading contribution to solution focused climate research at a virtual event in July….
Leading academic researchers, a former Vice-Chancellor, Leeds alumni and a University Council member have been honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for their services to the country. Awardees include Professor John Barrett, Chair in Energy and Climate Policy, who has been named as an Officers of the Order of the British Empire (OBE). Professor Simone…
Climate change could cause significant economic damage to the UK by the end of this century unless there are stronger reductions in global greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new report. A team of researchers in the UK and United States analysed a range of previous studies to estimate the likely consequences of climate change…
A Priestley Centre researcher will be joining an international organisation to bring novel thinking to address global food systems challenges. Dr Nicole Nisbett, a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Climate Politics in the School of Politics and International Studies, will be working with Clim-Eat as an Innovation Fellow for the next three months. Clim-Eat is a…