Faculty of Environment

Climate Futures: Science, Society, and Politics MSc

This course will provide you with a holistic understanding of the climate crisis, delivering the scientific, social and political approaches you’ll need to respond creatively and effectively to the challenges of a changing climate

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Earth and Environment students talking in the sustainable garden at the University of Leeds.
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Vanishing glaciers threaten Alpine biodiversity

Invertebrates that live in the cold meltwater rivers of the Alps will face widespread habitat loss, warn researchers

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The remnant of the Sulztal glacier, Austria.
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Challenges of science in the rainforest

Researchers investigate how trees faced by water stress might cope if the Amazon gets significantly warmer and rainfall patterns change

Researching the Amazon
A four by four vehicle carrying equipment into the Amazon over a narrow bridge made of logs.
Researching the Amazon
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Faculty of Environment

We bring together expert knowledge to address the major challenges facing society today, with expertise across a wide range of disciplines and staff who deliver outstanding student education and research within our schools.

Be part of a prestigious, research-intensive Russell Group university. Here you'll gain skills that will be invaluable to you, personally and professionally.

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Our community of researchers brings together excellence and innovation, pushing the frontiers of knowledge and discovery to shape a better future.

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We deliver events and activities to showcase this fascinating subject area to students at schools and colleges across the UK.

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The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset.

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