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Exploring African food challenges

Published
Thursday 14th March, 2024
Categories
Global

Partners from across Africa gathered in Leeds for a week of research dedicated to tackling challenges in food systems and supply chains.

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Decarbonising the world’s industries

Published
Thursday 1st February, 2024
Categories
Science

Harmful emissions from the industrial sector could be reduced by up to 85% across the world, according to new research.

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Leeds Future Leaders tackle global challenges

Published
Wednesday 6th December, 2023
Categories
University

Three Leeds researchers have received prestigious fellowships to support their research in climate, health and mitigating the damage from invasive species.

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Pivotal moment as global warming threatens the Earth system

Published
Tuesday 5th December, 2023
Categories
Global
Science
Environment

Climate change is pushing the world towards a series of “tipping points” which will see rapid and irreversible change across the natural and social worlds, say a group of leading experts.  

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Extreme heat likely to cause next mass extinction

Published
Monday 25th September, 2023
Categories
News

A new study shows unprecedented heat is likely to lead to the next mass extinction since the dinosaurs died out, eliminating nearly all mammals in some 250 million years time.

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Green growth not happening in high-income countries

Published
Tuesday 5th September, 2023
Categories
Society & Politics
Business & Economy
Environment

The continued pursuit of economic growth in high income countries is at odds with the climate targets and fairness requirements of the Paris Agreement, say researchers.

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