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 This seminar will discuss the need for new climate projections for the UK, with details of the approaches being used in the UK Climate Projection 18 (UKCP18) project and the types of data and information that will be released next year. The aim is to produce scenarios of what the UK’s future weather might…
Abstract Political support is essential to climate action. But how do politicians think about climate, and how do they decide whether to speak up or act? At this session, I will discuss the findings of collaborative research between Green Alliance and Lancaster University. The research uses analysis of political speech and detailed anonymised interviews with…
Abstract Developing coherent, consistent, comparable, and comprehensive frameworks for tracking adaptation to climate change impacts is a key challenge in light of the Paris Agreement’s global goal for adaptation. What does adaptation tracking mean in this context? How are adaptation tracking frameworks evolving to deal with major issues like data scarcity? What contribution does adaptation…
Join us and colleagues from across the University to explore the University of Leeds’s extensive research portfolio and expertise relating to waste and its social, economic and environmental causes and consequences. The workshop takes the broadest definition of waste covering everything from air emissions to waste water and solid waste. It will include areas such…

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Biography David has been with the Earth System Research Laboratory since 1979 and CSD Director since 2014.  His principal research interest is the measurements of trace gases and aerosols in the troposphere and lower stratosphere using instruments on board research aircraft. He is an author of the 2007 climate science assessment of the Intergovernmental Panel…
ESRC Seminar Series on Food Options, Opinions and Decisions (FOOD) Speakers: Professor Hannelore Daniel, Technical University of Munich. Professor Daniel is Professor of Nutritional Physiology and leads an internationally renowned research group that studies the interplay of the genome with dietary factors using metabolomics. She will discuss the future of food drawing on and explaining…
The University of Leeds is hosting RC21 2017: Rethinking Global Urban Justice from 11-13 September. The conference brings together 700 delegates from 35+ countries. There are several sessions dedicated to discussion of climate change and urbanism, including “Disaster and Environmental Justice: New Challenges for Urban Areas” and “Locating Climate Vulnerabilities at the Urban Crossroads”. Cities@Leeds…
The University of Leeds and water@leeds are hosting ICFM7. The theme of ICFM7 is ‘Resilience to Climate Change – Anticipating the Unexpected’ and will focus on building resilience into current flood management strategies and approaches. THE EVENT ICFM7 offers an international platform to discuss a range of flood related issues. It is designed to bring…
The Lili  project’s free  film series, ‘Speaking Truth to Power:  Films for a Finite World’, continues with the film ‘Demain – Tomorrow – Take concrete steps to a sustainable future’. Directed by Cyril Dion & Mélanie Laurent,  ‘Showing solutions, telling a feel-good story… this may be the best way to solve the ecological, economical and social…