Professor Paul Routledge of the School of Geography was interviewed by J D Capelouto for Thomson Reuters Foundation News on the subject of climate change and population demographics. The story, which was also run by the Mail Online, follows the publication of a report that says scientists need to take a more nuanced view beyond population…
From rationed lettuces to devastated cricket grounds, the impacts of extreme weather linked to climate change are becoming ever more apparent in the UK, as illustrated by  the Climate Coalition’s  recently published Weather Warning report – and the shortage of Spanish courgettes in British supermarkets this week. The Priestley International Centre for Climate provided the…
Lord’s has become the first cricket ground in the country to run on 100% renewable energy, as new figures reveal the increasing disruption to cricket caused by extreme weather patterns linked to climate change. New statistics released by Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), owners of Lord’s, illustrate that extreme weather in December 2015, which has been…
A hundred UK climate scientists have signed a letter to the Prime Minister, Theresa May, urging her to press US President-Elect Donald Trump to address climate change. Prof Piers Forster, director of the Priestley International Centre for Climate at the University of Leeds, is quoted in The Guardian today (16.01.17), saying, “What concerns me is that…