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Academics from the Priestley International Centre for Climate are partnering with MPs to put together an essay collection addressing climate change and meeting the UK’s target of net-zero emissions by 2050. Organised through Policy Connect’s sustainability team, the collection will focus on how to deliver climate policy within energy, construction, industry, transport, consumption, and land…
The Met Office is joining forces with two more leading UK universities to tackle the key research challenges related to weather prediction and a changing climate. The Met Office Academic Partnership (MOAP) is a cluster of research excellence that brings together the Met Office and leading UK Universities in weather and climate science, to advance the…
A researcher generating new possibilities for climate change risk assessment and responses has been named as the winner of the 2020 Piers Sellers Prize. Dr Katharine Mach, whose work informs effective and equitable adaptation to the risks posed by climate change, will receive the prize for world leading contribution to solution focused climate research at a…
A new international alliance of universities has been established to help communicate research on the most effective means to meet the urgent global challenge of the climate crisis. The University of Leeds is a founding member of the International Universities Climate Alliance, which launched today. Initiated by the University of New South Wales, Sydney, the…
Households in the UK are at increasing risk of flooding and drought due changes in the climate according to a new report. The report, from the Climate Coalition, draws on  expertise from the Priestley International Centre for Climate to highlight how UK homes are being impacted by climate change – and how they can be…