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Climate change impacts are being felt the world over, but nowhere more so than sub-Saharan Africa. Even within this region, certain areas are particularly vulnerable and past research by CCCEP (Abson et al., 2012; Simelton et al., 2012) highlighted that Malawi is one of the worst affected by greater variability in climate affecting crop yields…
James Mckay, manager of two EPSRC Centres for doctoral training in Low Carbon Technologies and Bioenergy at the University of Leeds, has been made a Fellow of CUSP, the Centre for Understanding Sustainable Prosperity. Mr Mckay, a graphic artist and science communicator, is editor of the recently published book A Dream of a Low Carbon…
A new study showing that Greenland ice disappeared during periods in the Earth’s history has implications for the rate of melting and projected sea level rise. Dr Lauren Gregoire, an ice sheet modeller with the School of Earth and Environment, is quoted in this story for InsideClimate News, which highlights the research by paleoclimatologist  Joerg…
A collaboration between the School of Earth and Environment and Leeds College of Art has won an Outstanding Digital Innovation award at the Times Higher Education Awards. The Virtual Worlds Project was created by Dr Jacqui Houghton, Dr Dan Morgan, Dr Geoff Lloyd and Clare Gordon with colleagues from Leeds College of Art as a…