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Twitter campaign gives voice to crowdsourced climate poem


Tweets from a social media campaign run by the Priestley International Centre for Climate have been brought together in a poem that creates a heartfelt call for action on climate change. The poem was written by Dr Sam Illingworth, who created it using responses from the #MyClimate Twitter campaign run by the Priestley Centre and...

Northern surveys show high levels of concern about climate change


Public concern about climate change appears to be on the rise, according to a survey on climate solutions carried out by a group of universities in the north of England during Green GB Week. The survey, produced by the Priestley International Centre for Climate, was conducted using face to face interviews at locations in Leeds,...

Linking up on climate solutions – from the north of England to the South Pole


The University of Leeds is going to the ends of the earth to talk about climate change solutions next week, with a live link up with scientists in Antarctica as part of a suite of events for Green GB Week 15-19 October. The Priestley International Centre for Climate based at the University of Leeds is...

Climate talk film premieres on Big Screen and YouTube


Climate change is happening now, with extreme weather events, melting ice and sea level rise already occurring – so why aren’t we talking about it in our daily lives? Climate scientist Dr Adam Levy – who vlogs as ClimateAdam – asks himself the same question in a new film on the subject, to be shown...

All in for the big climate chat!


The Priestley Centre wants to encourage conversation about climate change for Green GB Week (15-19 October 2018) – and it is making sure that the public can get involved in as many ways as possible. The Centre is asking people to tweet, talk, chat to researchers, ask questions, give their views and come along to events...