Climate Solutions

Leeds and COP-26

We're helping to make the upcoming climate summit a success, to shift the world to net-zero and avoid the worst impacts of the climate crisis

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Amazon wildfires
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Climate Fellowship

A Leeds researcher has been awarded a Fellowship in Agriculture and Climate Change to engage with international climate negotiations for COP-26

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Smart farm
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Landmark climate study

Our researchers have collaborated with experts from across the globe to deliver the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report

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A climate changing landscape
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Climate solutions

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Alkali-activated cements pave the way to more carbon-friendly infrastructure for growing societies

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Better forecasting techniques save lives and improve policymaking in Africa’s regions worst affected by climate change

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Our researchers are building powerful new tools that help local authorities to make more sustainable transport policy decisions

 

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Dr Duncan Quincey’s glaciology research is the first step in creating future plans for communities that depend on glaciers and their resources

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Professor Paul Chatterton is designing climate-resilient cities of the future

 

Research impact

The Place-based Climate Action Network (PCAN) aims to connect sectors, people and sources of finance to tackle the climate emergency. 

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Geoscientists are using expertise in seismic data interpretation and stratigraphy to reduce costs and to improve the lifespan of wind turbines.

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Our researchers are exploring the carbon storage capacity of UK woodlands to help maximise the role forests can play in achieving Net Zero emissions.

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Research degrees

Undertaking a PhD at Leeds will be a journey that will stimulate your passion for your subject and push you to reach your potential. To browse funded projects, supervisors, research areas, and PhD opportunities, visit phd.leeds.ac.uk.