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A pile of used car tyres on fire.

Smoke from fire will impact those with respiratory conditions, according to a University of Leeds researcher.

Tropical forest

A huge new study has unravelled what factors control tree mortality rates in Amazon forests and helps to explain why tree mortality is increasing across the Amazon basin.

Damage caused by a tornado in Crewgreen, Shropshire

Weather forecasters can more accurately predict when a tornado is likely to hit the UK thanks to a new tool devised in a partnership between the University of Leeds and the Met Office.

Jason Lowe

Professor Jason Lowe has awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for his “services to climate change.”

Children walking to school on a polluted road

University of Leeds researchers are taking part in a new Born in Bradford project with primary school children across the city - to measure levels of pollution and its impact on health.