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 The Brundtland Report, which has its 30th anniversary this year, defines sustainable development as meeting ‘the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs’. But what resources that are needed to meet those needs?  Can they be claimed and controlled by the people who need them? …
You are invited to a special screening of this thought-provoking, unreleased ‘documentary-meets-toolkit’ followed by a discussion on the future of natural capital in Yorkshire where a changing climate, air pollution and developments such as Leeds FAS2, HS2, South Bank, the Clean Air Zone and the Northern Forest all present major challenges and opportunities, with: Simon Jepps Leeds…
Past Earth Network Conference 2018: Public Lecture Only Dr Alice Roberts is an academic, writer and broadcaster. Her interests are in the structure of humans, how we function, and our place in the wider environment. FREE tickets can be obtained here

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Christian Thierfelder is a Senior Cropping Systems Agronomist specializing in Conservation Agriculture (CA) systems research with CIMMYT. CIMMYT and Christian have established a large network of on-farm and on-station trials for CA across Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe. This seminar presents a great opportunity to interact with a representative of a major CGIAR affiliated institute with extensive experience of research and…
Sadler Seminar Series 2017-18 – What to eat? Values and food choice Daily food choice is shaped by numerous values. This interdisciplinary seminar series seeks to encourage conversations and collaboration between philosophy, psychology and related disciplines. Seminar 3: Food, Climate Change, Rationing Wändi Bruine de Bruin and Astrid Kause (Centre for Decision Research, LUBS): How consumers…
*THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED BUT YOU CAN JOIN REMOTELY – SEE UPDATE BELOW * ‘The citizens of 2050 are being taught an economic mindset that is rooted in the textbooks of 1950, which in turn are based on the theories of 1850.’ Economics – literally ‘the art of household management’ – could not be…
While the critical canon of 20th century thought contains detailed analyses on the role that technology, capitalism, mass society and so on have for modern existence, the essential role of energy has been in a (relative) blind spot – and this blind spot in itself is one of the most striking characteristics of modernity. A…
Are you working on environment and health related research, would you like to do so in the future, or do you have expertise to offer? Then come to this Priestley Centre event, led by our new Priestley Chair in Climate and Health, Lea Berrang Ford, and connect with other Leeds researchers interested in environment and…