We welcome a panel of Leeds academics, businesses and national and regional representatives to discuss how the Leeds city region can work together to ensure a low carbon, secure future for businesses.
Some of the leading voices in climate change research, policy and innovation will discuss priorities for African countries ahead of COP26 and how the research community can support ambitious action.
Join us for a discussion on how we can work together to ensure our response to the climate crisis is collaborative and inclusive.
This webinar will explore the aims and likely debate at COP26, focusing on resilience, from three perspectives: international, national and local. Speakers include Youssef Nassef, Director of Adaptation at UNFCCC and Dr Louise Ellis, Director of Sustainability at the University of Leeds.
Hear from three postgraduate researchers working in very different fields of climate research, covering climate resilient urban water supplies, the role of religion in climate action, and tracking the accelerating flow of Antarctic glaciers.
Leading researchers will talk about the climate impacts of the food supply chain, including sustainable agriculture, consequences for consumer behaviour, and food waste.
MPs from the Yorkshire and Humber region join the University of Leeds to discuss a framework for ongoing collaboration on climate action between the University and regional representatives.
Vice-Chancellor Professor Simone Buitendijk will gather a number of key voices to discuss the role of academic institutions in driving ambition for COP26 and establishing the legacy of cooperation and innovation that is needed to deal with the existential threat of climate change.