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Our work

Our work

We connect climate experts to businesses, policymakers, communities, and other researchers, working collaboratively in integrated networks to transform how we address climate change.

Climate Evidence Unit

World-leading experts from the University of Leeds provide independent evidence to inform the delivery of a climate resilient, decarbonised future.

Climate change simulations

Informing international climate policy options with a new ultra-fast computer model.

Leeds International Piano Competition

Developing climate insight for one of the world’s best-known music competitions.

University of Leeds Climate Plan

Providing academic leadership for the University of Leeds journey to net zero and beyond.

Climate Ambassadors

Providing schools and colleges access to experts through the Yorkshire and Humber hub of Climate Ambassadors.


Collaborating with 14 partners across Europe to deliver improved insight about our future climate.

UK Centre for Greening Finance & Investment

The University of Leeds hosts an Innovation Hub to accelerate the adoption of climate data by financial institutions.

International climate policy

The University of Leeds is an official observer to the United Nations Framework on Climate Change. Our climate experts inform international climate negotiations and we send delegations of staff and students to relevant international conferences.