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

What role have literature and other forms of cultural imagining played in shaping understandings of the world and the planet, for better and for worse? How might the formal innovations, rhetorical appeals, and sociological imbrication of world literature help confront unevenly distributed environmental challenges, including global warming? What kind of remedy or redress can literature and other…

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Leading scientists from the Priestley International Centre for Climate at the University of Leeds and other universities from the North of England join forces for this Climate Question Time event, the culmination of a week of public engagement on climate change for Green Great Britain Week (15-19 October). Representing a range of disciplines from the…
Concerned about climate change? Interested in what it might be like to live in a sustainable future? This event, which takes place during Green GB Week, will feature a panel of experts including climate scientists and renewable energy researchers from the University of Leeds. A briefing about climate change and the technology options open to…
Piers Forster, Director of the Priestley Centre, and Louise Ellis, Director of the Sustainability Service, will co-present this workshop for University of Leeds staff and postgraduate researchers. This workshop will highlight and develop opportunities to form a collaborative, Living Lab approach to the co-creation of our post-2020 climate strategy through research which impacts the University’s…
Green GB Week (15-19 October) In 2008, the UK passed the ground-breaking Climate Change Act. To mark its ten year anniversary, Green GB Week celebrates UK leadership on climate change and encourages businesses, organisations, communities and individuals to take action. Events are taking place across the country – find out what’s happening here: https://greengb.campaign.gov.uk/ Leeds…
*THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED* It’s large, complex and often political, but as the impacts of climate change become more evident, it’s never been more vital to talk about it. So, how do we move beyond the iconic polar bear? Join us to explore this over drinks and nibbles with YouTuber ClimateAdam and poet…