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

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Hosted by the Leeds Institute for Data Analytics Abstract Humanity faces the challenge of how to achieve a high quality of life for over 7 billion people without destabilizing critical planetary processes. Using indicators designed to measure a ‘safe and just’ development space, we quantify the resource use associated with meeting basic human needs, and…
Leeds Festival of Science 2018 A show about climate change from comedian and environmental economist Matt Winning describing how global warming is destroying both the planet and his life. ‘Lightweight stuff’ (Guardian). Matt gives a presentation on how a world which is sick of experts may not be about much longer. For fans of ‘An…
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…
ICAS External Seminar Abstract Tropical convection often organizes into convective cloud clusters, which are responsible for most of rainfall and cloudiness over the Tropics. This organization of convective systems is usually thought to be rooted in external influences such as large-scale surface temperature gradients, wind shear or rotation. However, simulations using cloud-resolving models run with…
The Piers Sellers Prize lecture is by Professor Mark New, Director, African Climate & Development Initiative and Pro-VC for Climate Change, University of Cape Town and 2018 Piers Sellers Prize winner The lecture will be followed by a formal drinks reception. Places are free but must be reserved in advance; please book here. Abstract Cape Town…