The Minister for Energy and Clean Growth, Claire Perry, has launched an initiative to create a network of new and extended city climate commissions in Edinburgh, Belfast and Leeds. The project aims to help the UK meet the requirements of the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change and the UK Climate Change Act by building…
The University of Leeds is going to the ends of the earth to talk about climate change solutions next week, with a live link up with scientists in Antarctica as part of a suite of events for Green GB Week 15-19 October. The Priestley International Centre for Climate based at the University of Leeds is…
A 24-hour event at the University of Leeds is looking to sign up participants with staying power to crack a climate change challenge for the city. Leeds is one of 121 major cities around the world taking part in the marathon climate event on 28-29 October. Participants will focus on tackling the question, “How can…
Some east African cities are growing ten times faster than cities in other, wealthier parts of the world and there’s a compelling economic case for ensuring such development is low carbon, writes Sarah Colenbrander, Andrew Sudmant and Andy Gouldson from the University of Leeds in The Conversation (22.03.2016). Researchers studied a range of measures that…
There was a huge turnout of almost 400 people for the public debate ‘Unpacking the Paris Agreement: is it enough to limit dangerous climate change?’ at the University of Leeds Conference Centre on Wednesday 3 February. The event, presented by the Royal Meteorological Society Yorkshire Centre, Priestley International Centre for Climate and the Centre for Climate Change…