Events

The listings below are for climate-related events across the University of Leeds.

The Priestley International Centre for Climate also runs a monthly interdisciplinary lunchtime seminar series. See Climate Exchange Seminar Series

Abstract In 2015, the UN adopted a new set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also called Global Goals, to eradicate poverty, establish socioeconomic inclusion and protect the environment. Critical voices such as the International Council for Science (ICSU), however, have expressed concerns about the potential incompatibility of the SDGs, specifically...

Abstract UK Environmental Prediction is a JWCRP NERC/Met Office collaboration aiming to develop the first  high resolution regional coupled model for the UK at kilometre scale. It is hypothesised that more  accurate prediction and warning of natural hazards, such as of the impacts of severe weather  through the environment, requires...

Abstract 2017 marks 40 years since the US Academy of Sciences published the first major report on climate and water: Climate, Climatic Change and Water Supply. This presentation reflects on methodological developments and evolving research directions during the intervening years. I summarise some of the main interactions between climate change...

Biography Elizabeth Cripps took her first degree in PPE at St John’s College, Oxford. She spent four years as a journalist, primarily for the Financial Times Group, before returning to academia in 2003. She completed her PhD and held a part-time lectureship in in political philosophy (2007-2008) at University College London....

The impact of climate change on railway earth structures    (Dr Fleur Loveridge,  School of Civil Engineering) Being pioneers of railway development in the 19th century has left the UK with a unique railway legacy. Embankments and cuttings that were built 150 years ago still support the modern network. These historic...