The first ecological study of an entire glacier has found that microbes drastically reduce surface reflectivity and therefore have an impact on the amount of sunlight that is reflected into space.

The final countdown to the Tour de France is truly under way in Leeds after the unveiling of the official countdown clock at Trinity Leeds shopping centre.

Scientists have announced the findings of the first study on the connection between the El Niño and global crop yield fluctuations, providing a new tool for adapting food security to climate change.

A team of scientists has found that Borneo’s productive trees are vitally important for global carbon cycling.

A new £7 million centre at the University of Leeds will lead UK research in manufacturing advanced chemical products.