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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Dr Astrid Kause, a Research Fellow based in the Leeds University Business School, will be delivering the seventh presentation in the Centre for Decision Research’s 2017/18 seminar series. This seminar is co-hosted with the Sustainability Research Institute (SRI).  Uncertainties are omnipresent when individuals make judgments and decisions regarding complex phenomena like climate change. In this talk,…
The Centre for Global Development at the University of Leeds is delighted to invite you to their Annual Lecture ‘Leaving no-one behind: pipe dream or possibility?’, an interdisciplinary panel on prospects for the SDGs. The evening will start with two keynote addresses, from special guests Professor Richard Lilford, professor of Public Heath, University of Warwick…
Abstract The global climate is changing and that humans will need to adapt. It is widely recognized and accepted that climate change impacts will manifest through existing social gradients in health. Despite this, research on climate and health has struggled to integrate consideration of social and climatic determinants of health, and their interactions. While qualitative…