University of Leeds

How will West Africa’s climate ‘feel’ decades from now?

If greenhouse gas emissions continue to climb, by the end of the century the average day in West Africa will be well outside of what people experience in today‚Äôs climate, according to new University of Leeds research published in Climatic Change. This is due to the region warming and the monsoon rains being disrupted in … Continue Reading

SWIFT scientists claim Water Woman Awards for research excellence

Though women are often underrepresented in STEM disciplines, including climate science and meteorology, their contributions are critical to advancing weather forecasting science, capability and communication in communities around the world. Launched in 2020 by water@leeds in partnership with Athena Swan teams at the University of Leeds, the annual Water Woman Awards were designed to recognise … Continue Reading