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

This meeting will be a platform for the UK climate impacts and resilience communities to come together and hear about the latest research for a wide range of global climate impacts, including for use in risk assessments. It builds on the success of the first meeting in Bristol, by having themes that focus on key…

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CCAVS seminar Abstract California loves to innovate. Faced with new challenges, or with a sense that there may be opportunity, Californians look to invent their way out of problems.  California arrived relatively late to the realization that the impacts of climate change will be critical to the State’s natural systems, economy and way of life. …
PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS NOW BEEN CANCELLED Joint SRI / Priestley Seminar  Abstract UK Government support for community energy was once clearly evident, with a sector specific UK strategy, a Feed In Tariff Scheme (FITS) that supported significant growth in deployment rates and various grant funding schemes. Under these conditions, the sector grew rapidly. However,…
CCVAS Seminar Abstract Climate services are technology-intensive, science-based and tailored tools providing timely climate information to a wide set of users.  They accelerate innovation, while contributing to increasing climate resilience and boosting adaptation. Understanding how and why climate services are taken up, spread and commercialised is now essential to build effective policy instruments and promote this…
CCCEP Seminar Abstract It is critical that political leaders remain focused on climate change in order to push forward and implement ambitious policies and actions in the long-term. Based on the content analysis of nearly 1,000 documents published by four Mexican presidents in the last 24 years, we explore how international negotiations and governmental plans…
Joint Priestley Centre & School of Civil Engineering Seminar Abstract Climate models of the distant future show discouraging temperature increases and other changes in the Earth system, mainly caused by accumulation of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. How do we know what carbon dioxide emissions will occur in the future? “Emission scenarios” are inputs to future…