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

Priestley Centre members are invited to celebrate the festive season in true Priestley style with mulled wine and mince pies – and a chance to reduce your carbon emissions. The Priestley International Centre for Climate is setting a precedent in collaboration with the United Bank of Carbon.  An anonymous donor has offered to compensate Priestley…

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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…
Joint SRI-CCCEP-Centre for Decision Research (CDR)-Priestley seminar Abstract Improving the resilience of our societies in the face of volatile weather and climate change is an urgent priority today and will increase in importance in the decades to come. The climate of the past is by no means sufficient a basis for decisions going forward any…
Seminar by the Leeds Institute for Data Analytics in a series showcasing data analytics. Abstract With the international climate change agreement in Paris the world has moved towards an era of climate solutions. Yet, our understanding of how to solve the climate problem is still limited. Part of the problem is our inefficacy in synthesizing…
This seminar presents three books and perspectives on the Anthropocene: ‘The Birth of the Anthropocene’, Jeremy Davies, 2016; ‘Sustainability and Peaceful Coexistence for the Anthropocene; Pasi Heikkurinen (ed), 2017; ‘The Human Planet: How We Created the Anthropocene’, Simon L Lewis and Mark A Maslin, 2018.