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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Abstract Managers in the U.S. have been adapting urban water systems to drought for many years, implementing a combination of supply, demand and governance mechanisms to cope with climate and water variability and (often) increasing population. We are interested in the question of how these adaptive measures prepare systems for climate change, and what these…
Our free and open to all film series, ‘Speaking Truth to Power:  Films for a Finite World’, continues with the last film of this academic year, Chasing Ice, co-hosted with the Living Well Within Limits (LiLi) project and the Priestley International Centre for Climate.  This replaces the previously advertised film, Chasing Coral, by the same Director,…
What’s the difference between climate change and global warming? How will climate change affect us? What actions can we take – and will they really make a difference? Are you confused, concerned or just want to know more? Ask a climate scientist! A panel of experts from the world-leading Priestley International Centre for Climate and…
Abstract A growing awareness of the costs of industrial food in the latter half of the 20th century drove a search for solutions that emerged as the sustainable agriculture movement.  Over this same time period, global movements of food accelerated in an increasingly specialized and concentrated global industrial food system.  Current national and international policy…
Got questions about global warming? Ask a climate scientist! Researchers from the Priestley International Centre for Climate will be chatting to members of the public in this outreach event for Earth Week 2017. Come and meet the team, ask us your climate questions, find out about our research and look at some of the equipment…