Events

The listings below are for climate-related events across the University of Leeds.

If you have an event that you’d like us to promote, email the details to climate@leeds.ac.uk

Join us for our annual Piers Sellers Prize event, at which we award prizes in the name of climate scientist, astronaut, and Leeds alumnus Piers Sellers. This year’s winners are Professor Joyeeta Gupta, for her world leading contribution to solution focused climate research, and Adele Dixon and Angus Naylor for their exceptional PhD research to address climate…

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The University of Leeds published its Climate Plan in December 2021, setting out the pathway to an ambitious goal of delivering net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. It also maps out how the University will achieve its other climate commitments, including supporting a net zero city, achieving sustainable travel, enabling responsible investment, shaping institutional…
The latest report from IPCC Working Group III was published on 4 April 2022. The report, which has been developed by hundreds of authors from around the world over a period of four years, focuses on climate change mitigation. It assesses methods for reducing emissions and removing greenhouse gases from the atmosphere, considering all aspects…
The end of 2021 saw significant climate ambitions set out at both global and regional scales: at COP26, and in the Yorkshire & Humber Climate Action Plan. We are now at a pivotal moment both in terms of climate action and ensuring a fair, prosperous, and sustainable future for West Yorkshire and its surrounds. As the…
This multi-media roundtable event foregrounds the voices and experiences of transgender communities living in Indonesia. It explores how climate change, environmental injustice and the COVID-19 pandemic intersect with deep-seated inequalities rooted in a lack of understanding about gender and sexual diversity. It focuses on the everyday lives and livelihoods of transgender women and men, as…
This seminar will explore the potential intersection of climate change and anti-microbial resistance (AMR), an area that has received little attention. Both AMR and climate change are considered major global health challenges, sharing similar complex, interdisciplinary, and multi-scalar policy constraints. Yet there are a range of additional linkages between climate change and AMR that remain…
A panel of speakers, including Dr Viktoria Spaiser, will each draw on their research and practice to suggest different ways democracy and climate emergency might be configured.
  Part two of this two-part webinar in collaboration with the UK Climate Resilience Programme, exploring the upcoming report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The report from the IPCC Working Group II, which has been developed by more than 700 authors from around the world over a period of four years, focuses in on…
  Part one of a two-part webinar in collaboration with the UK Climate Resilience Programme, exploring the upcoming report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The report from the IPCC Working Group II, which has been developed by more than 700 authors from around the world over a period of four years, focuses in on…
Join the authors of Crowdfunding and the Democratization of Finance for the launch of their book.
  COP26 is said to be the most crucial climate negotiations to date, but what legacy will it have? Join us for our online event with Alex Sobel, MP for Leeds North-West, and International Parliamentary Union rapporteur for engagement at COP26. He will share his reflections on the conference, consider the implications for green finance,…