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The Priestley International Centre for Climate is now advertising its fifth cohort of Priestley PhD scholarships to commence October 2020. Applications are open for a number of exciting projects that provide an excellent opportunity to undertake ground-breaking research aimed towards delivering global climate solutions working across four priority areas: Achieving net-zero emissions Climate and Health…
Greenland is losing ice seven times faster than in the 1990s and is tracking the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s high-end climate warming scenario, which would see 40 million more people exposed to coastal flooding by 2100. A team of 89 polar scientists from 50 international organisations have produced the most complete picture of Greenland…
People rely on ocean life for many benefits, including seafood, tourism, employment and climate regulation. But those benefits are coming under increasing pressure due to climate change, which will only become more pronounced if little is done to stem greenhouse gas emissions. Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) are a key tool for ensuring a sustainable ocean…
During the last two decades agricultural practices and nitrogen-rich fertilisers have significantly increased the amount of nitrous oxide emissions in the atmosphere, according to a new study. Nitrous oxide (N2O) is one of the main stratospheric ozone depleting substances. It is also a long-lived greenhouse gas – along with carbon dioxide and methane – that…