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View across The Flow Country in Northern Scotland. Credit: Andy Baird, University of Leeds

A major new research project will assess the risk that climate change poses to our peatlands.

A coral reef

Limiting global warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels will still be catastrophic for coral reefs, new research suggests.

An image of peatland

New study indicates that despite efforts to reduce global carbon emissions, by 2040 the climates of Northern Europe will be unable to sustain peat permafrost.

Sky over the ocean

A team of international scientists led by the University of Leeds reveal a key finding in the recipe of complex life on planets.

Civilians in lifeboat due to flooding

Despite efforts to reduce the risks, changes in the Earth’s climate caused by human activity are affecting the lives of billions of people, according to a major international report published today.