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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Abstract I will present results from the studies conducted during my PhD so far, with focus on experiences from Swedish public transport regions. In Sweden, public transport was partly deregulated in 2012, which has led to that public transport mainly is organised on the basis of a comprehensive competitive tendering regime. However, some regions organise…
Join us and colleagues from across the University to explore the University of Leeds’s extensive research portfolio and expertise relating to waste and its social, economic and environmental causes and consequences. The workshop takes the broadest definition of waste covering everything from air emissions to waste water and solid waste. It will include areas such…
A special screening of the documentary film Chasing Coral, directed by Jeff Orlowski (Chasing Ice) and produced by Larissa Rhodes. The film showing has been facilitated by the Priestley Centre’s Dr Maria Beger, University Academic Fellow in marine conservation biology at the University of Leeds, and is followed by a discussion via Skype with Dr…