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

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…
This seminar will be of interest to those interested in climate science, scientific assessments, informing policy, big data, applying social sciences and humanities methodologies to climate challenges, and systematic reviews. Abstract There has been much debate about the assessment process of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Yet two of the most fundamental challenges…

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Biography Anna is currently the Head of Climate Services and Stakeholder Engagement at the Climate System Analysis Group, University of Cape Town.  She has also previously worked at the UK Climate Impacts Programme and was part of the team leading the roll-out of the UKCP09 probabilistic projections from 2006-2011.  She has a background in physical…
Abstract Geovation is Ordnance Survey’s open innovation network, accelerator and Hub, with a successful track record of running online challenges to address specific community needs, where geography, technology, and good design aid solutions. Everything happens somewhere and geography and geographic information are the glue that connect people, places, processes, and planet. They are powerful tools…
Abstract In 2005, California embarked on an ambitious effort to reduce the state’s greenhouse gas emissions, over 37% of which come from the transportation sector. Technological innovations will get the state most of the way towards its goal, but reductions in driving are almost certainly necessary to reduce greenhouse gas emissions enough to slow climate…
One year on from our launch in June 2016, the Priestley International Centre for Climate is marking its first birthday with a get together and prize giving that celebrates the best of climate research here at Leeds and internationally. Our annual event is a chance for us to celebrate our progress as a world leading…
The third evidence session of the Commission on Travel Demand will be followed by presentations by two experts in urban transport who have been looking at the evolution of travel trends in Northern European Cities. Growing the city inwards – Anne Bastian, KTH Stockholm This talk describes the travel behaviour trends in Stockholm over 30…