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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…
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…
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…