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African tropical forest

Scientists studying tropical forests in Africa’s mountains were surprised to uncover how much carbon they store, and how fast some of these forests are being cleared.

A photographic portrait of Dr Stephen Whitfield.

A Leeds researcher has been awarded a Fellowship in Agriculture and Climate Change to engage with the international climate negotiations in the run up to and beyond COP26.

smoke in the atmosphere from forest fire

Changes in the Earth’s climate caused by human activity are being observed in every region and across the whole climate system, according to a major international report released today.

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Research into global climate models by leading international academics shows that current economic policies are in danger of leading nations away from emission and global warming targets.

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Global climate policy must push energy demand in buildings towards zero – and money-based incentives could successfully influence energy-saving behaviour, according to a new study.