Professor of Physical Climate Change; Director of the Priestley International Centre for Climate, University of Leeds
Professor of Physical Climate Change, University of Leeds (2008-present)
Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award holder (2011-2016)
Roberts Research Fellow/ Reader, University of Leeds (2005-2008)
NERC Advanced Research Fellow, University of Reading (2000-2005)
Visiting Researcher, CRC for Southern Hemisphere Meteorology, Melbourne (1999)
PDRA, University of Reading (1994-1998)
PhD Meteorology, University of Reading (1994)
BSc Physics, Imperial College, London (1990)
Royal Meteorological Society, American Geophysical Union, American Meteorological Society, Sustainable Aviation Stakeholder Panel
Climate change, Radiative forcing, climate modelling, climate change impact, climate change adaptation, aviation and climate
Oct 09, 2021 08:29 am UTC| Science
After the second world war, many of Japans smartest scientists found jobs in North American laboratories. Syukuro (Suki) Manabe, a 27-year-old physicist, was part of this brain drain. He was working on weather forecasting...
May 03, 2021 05:47 am UTC| Nature
Limiting global warming to 1.5℃ this century is a central goal of the Paris Agreement. In recent months, climate experts and others, including in Australia, have suggested the target is now impossible. Whether Earth can...
Apr 23, 2021 11:51 am UTC| Nature
Everyday Im inundated with fresh news of businesses and governments declaring new deadlines for when theyll reach net zero emissions. The announcement of one climate target in particular caught my attention recently, for...