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 Climate change is urgent and important, but also, for many, boring, difficult and confusing. What kinds of stories, artworks and other interventions are being created in response to ‘the greatest challenge facing humanity’ — a challenge that is also apparently forgettable? Joe Smith (Professor of Environment and Society, the Open...

Abstract Can we beat climate change? For business, there are two sides to answering that question. On the one hand, there are the consequences for business of actions to avoid a rise in global average temperatures. On the other hand, there are the consequences for business if it becomes apparent...

Our free and open to all film series, ‘Speaking Truth to Power:  Films for a Finite World’, continues with ‘The Four Horsemen’. Made in 2012 by Ross Ashcroft, The Four Horsemen is an independent feature documentary which lifts the lid on how the world really works. It is a film that...

Abstract Farmers in Africa are highly vulnerable to variability in the weather – especially to drought. Robust and timely information on drought risk can enable farmers to take action to increase yields. Monitoring weather conditions is, however, difficult in Africa because of the heterogeneity of the climate, and the sparsity...

Free and open to all film series, ‘Speaking Truth to Power:  Films for a Finite World’, continues with  ‘This Changes Everything’, co-hosted with the Priestley International Centre for Climate.  Inspired by Naomi Klein’s bestselling book of the same name, This Changes Everything is an epic attempt to re-imagine the vast challenge...