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

The University of Leeds and water@leeds are hosting ICFM7. The theme of ICFM7 is ‘Resilience to Climate Change – Anticipating the Unexpected’ and will focus on building resilience into current flood management strategies and approaches. THE EVENT ICFM7 offers an international platform to discuss a range of flood related issues. It is designed to bring…

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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…
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…
It’s essential to life on our planet but climate change, a growing population and global inequality are creating challenges for how we access, use, and live with water. The United Nations estimates that by 2025, two-thirds of the world’s population will live in water-stressed areas, whilst areas of the UK are having to rethink responses to…
Abstract In 2015, the UN adopted a new set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also called Global Goals, to eradicate poverty, establish socioeconomic inclusion and protect the environment. Critical voices such as the International Council for Science (ICSU), however, have expressed concerns about the potential incompatibility of the SDGs, specifically the incompatibility of socio-economic development…
Dr Paul Manktelow, Principal Consultant at Arcadis, will talk about air quality in the UK, how it’s controlled and how the government is being held to account over failure to meet air quality targets. Dr Manktelow will also touch on the proposed Clean Air Zone in Leeds, as well as how air quality is considered…