Dr Benjamin Lamptey Public Lecture “From Extreme Weather to Climate Change in Africa” now available online.

On 22nd October 2019, the African SWIFT Cheney Fellow Dr Benjamin Lamptey, gave a Public Lecture at the University of Leeds. The academic talked on extreme weather and climate change in Africa, with consideration of the contribution of human activity on the continent and implications for the environment, society and the economy.

After the lecture Dr Rosalind West, DFID Climate Science Lead, Prof Andy Dougill, Executive Dean of the Faculty of Earth and Environment, Dr Elijah Adefisan, SWIFT Programme Science Director and Dr John Marsham, Water@Leeds Research Fellow, joined Dr Lamptey for an insightful and interesting Q&A session and panel discussion. 

For those who could not attend the lecture, the presentation of Dr Lamptey can now be downloaded here and the recordings can be watched here