Press release

Scientists have secured funding to investigate ways the UK steel industry can be decarbonised within 30 years. Steel manufacturing is a high carbon process. According to figures from the World Steel Association, every tonne that is manufactured creates 1.8 tonnes of carbon dioxide, a key gas responsible for climate change. With the UK legally committed to be…
Researchers have analysed more than 400,000 studies using big data technology, providing a new way of dealing with the rapid growth of scientific literature. This landmark new study, which is the first to map out the content of hundreds of thousands of scientific articles covering the breadth of climate change research, suggests that research on…
Professor Piers Forster, Director of the Priestley International Centre for Climate, joins the expert panel advising the NHS on their pathway to net-zero. NHS Chief Sir Simon Stevens has announced that the NHS and its staff will step up action to tackle the climate “health emergency” this year, helping prevent illness, reducing pressure on A&Es,…
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…