School of Earth and Environment

A collaboration between the School of Earth and Environment and Leeds College of Art has won an Outstanding Digital Innovation award at the Times Higher Education Awards. The Virtual Worlds Project was created by Dr Jacqui Houghton, Dr Dan Morgan, Dr Geoff Lloyd and Clare Gordon with colleagues from Leeds College of Art as a…
The University of Leeds commemorated the signing of a landmark global agreement on climate change on Friday 22 April – Earth Day – by planting apple trees on campus that will also bear fruit for a new centre for climate research. The planting, which was done by the Priestley International Centre for Climate, is part of…
Joint University of Leeds, CIAT, CGIAR and CCAFS press release: Agriculture in parts of sub-Saharan Africa must undergo significant transformation if it is to continue to produce key food crops, according to a new study published today in Nature Climate Change. The study shows that maize, beans and bananas are most at risk from climate…
The implications for air quality, human health and regional climate if Britain were to leave the EU have been highlighted in a University of Leeds study, which demonstrates that EU policies and technologies save 80,000 deaths annually. Published in the journal Environmental Research Letters, it is the first study to look into the effectiveness of specific EU policies…