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Two young researchers from the University of Leeds presented alongside leading international and development experts for a world leading university network at the UNFCCC conference in Morocco. Postgraduate and Priestley Centre member Harriet Thew and Masters graduand Phellecitus Montana presented the work at an official side event at COP22 in Marrakech on Saturday 12 November for the Worldwide…
A public event at the University of Leeds will conduct “live” learning with its audience to discover peoples’ responses to flood risk issues. The unusual format, which has been planned around participatory activities to create a two-way exchange, is for an ESRC Festival of Social Sciences special event on Monday 7 November. Researchers will conduct…
Participants at an event in Leeds came up with new solutions to reduce carbon emissions as part of a 24-hour global challenge to solve climate change. Students and stakeholders in Leeds joined citizens in world cities such as Paris and Shanghai simultaneously taking part in the hackathon-style Climathon event. The Climate-KIC Climathon brought together major…
  At a seminar in Brussels later today [Tuesday, 11 October], the role of EU policy in improving air quality will be praised, at a time when such policies face an uncertain future because of the result of Britain’s European referendum. Professor Piers Forster, Director of the Priestley International Centre for Climate at the University…