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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Climate researchers and general volunteers are needed for outreach activities for a new climate outreach project in collaboration with Energy Leeds, the Priestley Centre and Leeds Climate Commission. A briefing session will be held at on Thursday about the project, which is lead by James Mckay, manager of the Centres for Doctoral Training in Low…
Abstract As climate change becomes an increasing concern in Europe, the bioeconomy could challenge previous conceptualizations about how states, citizens and corporations interact in everyday practices of natural resources governance. In Finland, there are efforts to support the transition towards the bio-based economy and to reform forest governance to respond to local circumstances while mitigating…
Abstract A large part of the world’s wheat is produced in drylands which are expected to expand, with more frequent droughts, and fewer but heavier rainfalls. Maintaining the production of wheat, climate change notwithstanding, is hence a major global food security challenge. No-till (NT) enhances soil moisture and organic components and is therefore a sustainable land…
Abstract The Arctic is a remote area and relatively clean. Nevertheless, it can at times be polluted and characterized by high aerosol concentrations. This talk will discuss the sources of the aerosol both during the polluted Arctic Haze period as well as during the cleaner period in summer. Special attention will be given to absorbing…
Exploring the small yet transformative power of touch, the often overlooked can sometimes become the simplest of solutions. The Economy of Ecology uses highly visual, physical storytelling to tell an urgent and provocative tale about relationships, communication and our impact on the natural world. This show has previously been developed with and performed at Slung Low’s HUB…