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Leeds Alumni and COP26

Around the globe, Leeds alumni are helping to combat the climate crisis.

The time is now

Simon Kirkland, COP26 Country Coordinator, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, reflects on how he was inspired to act during his time at Leeds, the importance of COP26, and how we can all help to make it a success.

My Climate Story

A mini-series featuring Leeds alumni discussing climate action and how to create a more sustainable future.

Joscelyn Terrell: Travelling to net-zero

With almost a fifth of the UK’s domestic greenhouse gas emissions coming from cars and vans, a transition to zero-emission vehicles is high on the climate agenda.

Climate commitments in Indonesia

Adila Alibasya considers the balance between economic growth and the environment in Indonesia, why current climate commitments aren’t enough, and what needs to happen to ensure a safer future.

Jonathan Wild: A million tree promise

“If you plant one tree, I’ll find a way to plant the other 999,999,” Jonathan Wild (Hon LLD 2011) told his children.