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 Abstract: Land ecosystems currently moderate global climate change by absorbing over one quarter of the anthropogenic emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) on average every year (Le Quéré et al., 2015). This CO2 land ‘sink’ is modulated by changing environmental conditions, including climate change and variability, atmospheric CO2, and Land Use and Land Cover Changes…
Biography: Lars Otto Naess is a Research Fellow with the Resource Politics cluster at the Institute for Development Studies, Brighton, UK. He is a social scientist with over 20 years’ experience on climate change, development and agriculture. His current research interests centre on social, political and institutional dimensions of adaptation to climate change, policy processes…
Join the Priestley International Centre for Climate and the Priestley Society for a special Christmas seminar with the Cultural Institute exploring the intersection of culture and climate change research and to discuss the potential for interdisciplinary projects. The seminar will be followed by a festive buffet and mulled wine in the School foyer. Presenters Kat Austen, international artist and new…
Christian Thierfelder is a Senior Cropping Systems Agronomist specializing in Conservation Agriculture (CA) systems research with CIMMYT. CIMMYT and Christian have established a large network of on-farm and on-station trials for CA across Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe. This seminar presents a great opportunity to interact with a representative of a major CGIAR affiliated institute with extensive experience of research and…
Sadler Seminar Series 2017-18 – What to eat? Values and food choice Daily food choice is shaped by numerous values. This interdisciplinary seminar series seeks to encourage conversations and collaboration between philosophy, psychology and related disciplines. Seminar 3: Food, Climate Change, Rationing Wändi Bruine de Bruin and Astrid Kause (Centre for Decision Research, LUBS): How consumers…