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

SRI, Priestley & CCCEP hosted Seminar Abstract The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reviews scientific literature on climate change in an attempt to make scientific knowledge about climate change accessible to a wide audience that includes policy makers. Documents produced by the IPCC are subject to negotiations in plenary sessions, which can be frustrating…
Our world is warming. The effects are far reaching, for all life forms. Coral reefs, in particular, are being devastated by climate change, with once vibrant marine ecosystems bleached and dying due to rising sea temperatures. The Priestley International Centre for Climate and University of Leeds Cultural Institute are pleased to present the UK premiere…
Information Session hosted by the Priestley International Centre for Climate and water@leeds Tender-based contract research from government departments, companies, national parks, local authorities etc. provide an alternative route for funding exciting, demand-driven research. They open opportunities to make connections with stakeholder groups, build profile as an expert in the field and have different flexibilities (and…
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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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? …
Abstract UEA has developed an analytical system based around Gas Chromatography / Mass Spectrometry to measure individual isoprene derived nitrates (Bew et al, 2016; Mills et al, 2016). This was deployed in the field for the first time in Beijing as part of the AIRPRO project (An Integrated Study of AIR Pollution PROcesses in Beijing)…
Snacks and beverages will be provided.  For more information take a look at the Facebook event or the Swiss Sustainability Week homepage
Abstract A serendipitous discovery in science is often accidental, as its name implies. Most scientific experiments are initially conceived with the goal of testing a theory or verifying a hypothesis. Nonetheless, whilst performing experiments, along the way there are often unexpected discoveries that result from the application of instruments, techniques or methods adopted from other…
Abstract Across the global North, governments are engaged in restructuring around the increasingly linked agendas of carbon management and energy security. These agendas are characterised by complexity, uncertainty and all-pervasiveness. To meet these goals, governments necessarily implement programmes to enrol a range of institutions, institutional spaces and individuals to act on energy-carbon transitions. Enrolling territorial…