COP26 reflections

A series of reflections from Leeds experts before, during, and following the climate summit.

Professor Richard Beardsworth takes us through his thoughts on COP26, what was achieved and what will be done as a results?
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Professor Simon Lewis outlines the key points of the key agreement secured at COP26.
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Dr Harriet Thew speaks to Al Jazeera's The Stream about the evolution and influence of the youth climate movement.
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Professor Richard Beardsworth spoke to The Conversation Weekly podcast to share his views on the negotiations and what needs to happen now.
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Professor Piers Forster offer his thoughts on the outcomes of this year’s UN climate summit, including the Glasgow Climate Pact.
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Dr Stephen Whitfield considers the role of agriculture in the UNFCCC and highlights the work being done at Leeds.
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Professor Piers Forster and Dr Chris Smith analyse the numbers coming out of COP26.
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Professor Piers Forster explores the nuances of COP26 pledges, decisions, pacts and agreements.
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Dr Debbie Rosen joins the Den of Enquiry to explore how a sonnet can help us to ask questions about global warming - and what we can do about it. Ideal for young people.
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Dr Chris Smith and Professor Piers Forster crunch the numbers behind one of the key pledges.
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Dr Stephen Whitfield reflects on his experience of attending COP26 as a COP26 Fellow.
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Dr Shona Smith reflects on commitments announced on Science and Innovation Day at COP26 and the role of Priestley Centre research and expertise.
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Professor Greg Marsden speaks about clean, green transport with other podcast guests.
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Think Global Act Local
Dr Debbie Rosen speaks to Chapel FM from COP26 for this episode that features scientists, politicians, climate activists and concerned citizens in Leeds and Glasgow.
Micro-grids are the next big thing
On Energy Day at COP26, Professor Jon Lovett articulates why micro-grids are the next big thing in energy transition infrastructure.
We asked our COP26 delegation and the wider University community about their hopes and messages for the COP26 negotiations.
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Dr Neil Crawford considers the place of culture in climate negotiations and action.
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