School of Earth and Environment


What would our energy system look like in 2050 if the move to a low-carbon society was led by civil society?[more]

Tina Nakashole

Tina Nakashole is the first IAG PhD student to be funded by Debmarine (Namibia). Tina was employed by Namdeb (Namibia) prior to being offered this studentship in Leeds. She is studying the potential use of heavy minerals in...[more]

Lindsay Stringer recently returned from southeast Asia where she has been undertaking several multi-stakeholder consultations linked to her role in the international Economics of Land Degradation Initiative (ELD) working group on...[more]

Scientists report that chemicals that are not controlled by a United Nations treaty designed to protect the Ozone Layer are contributing to ozone depletion. In the new study, published today in Nature Geoscience, the scientists...[more]

Lucy being presented with her Highly Commended award by Sir Anthony Cleaver, Chair of NERC.

Lucinda McGregor, a final year Integrated Masters student studying Meteorology and Climate Science, was one of two students selected to represent the University of Leeds at the Posters in Parliament event held on 10th February in...[more]

Tom Mileham won first prize in the student poster competition at the Vancouver exploration Roundup in Vancouver (January 2015). The Conference attracted 6,200 delegates, and has a strong history in encouraging student...[more]

Rock landscape

Matt Grimshaw, an IAG PhD student, reflects on his recent experience of a NERC advanced training course.  “The advanced training course was developed by the British Geological Survey as a way to address the skills gap...[more]

Dominic Salisbury's GRL paper "Global distribution and seasonal dependence of satellite-based whitecap fraction" has been selected as one of 2 science highlights for 2014 from the UK SOLAS programme.[more]

In 2014, two students on the MSc Sustainability Programmes worked with Dr. Ralf Barkemeyer and Dr. Lindsay Stringer in the Sustainability Research Institute to research mining companies’ approaches to sustainable land management....[more]

Observations suggest a slowdown in global surface temperature trends since 1998, whereas most climate models simulate continued warming. Some have speculated that this difference occurs because climate models are running hot and...[more]