Restoring the world’s depleted peatlands now rather than later would have massive economic benefits to society, according to new research.
Setting fire to forest and agricultural land in Southeast Asia to prepare it for cultivation or grazing contributes to an estimated 59,000 premature deaths a year, say scientists.
Extensive chains of volcanoes have been responsible for both emitting and then removing atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2), stabilising temperatures at Earth’s surface.
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.
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.