University Scientists join Paris UN Climate Change Conference

— 01.12.15

by Simon Spode

Leading scientists from the University of Sheffield have joined world leaders in Paris this week for the start of the crucial United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP 21).

Researchers from the University’s Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futures and Energy 2050 will share their expertise on food security and sustainable energy to help the Heads of State secure a new global deal to prevent global temperatures going more than two degrees above pre-industrial levels.

Find out more about the university’s work to help combat climate change and hear below from Director of Grantham Centre and Faculty of Science PVC Professor Tony Ryan about what COP21 is and why it is so important.


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