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

Carbon bombs are fossil fuel projects with more than 1 gigaton of potential CO2 emissions. University of Leeds researchers have established the global list of such projects consisting of roughly 200 oil and gas fields and 200 coal mines. The potential for defusing new carbon bombs, putting existing ones into harvest mode and how to…

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We have now reached the venue capacity for this event. Please contact us by emailing climate@leeds.ac.uk if you wish to be added to the waiting list. Please note that this is an internal event for students and staff of the University of Leeds and members of Nexus. The Climate Change Committee (CCC) is the UK’s…
Experts share insights on the priorities, and pitfalls, of the COP27 finance negotiations, and how finance is key to climate action. COP27 saw renewed focus, and pressure, on the role of financial institutions and economic policy as crucial to achieving a ‘just transition’, with the ‘Loss and Damage’ fund. This was agreed by governments after…
  After two weeks of fierce negotiations and countless conversations, COP27 in the Egyptian city of Sharm El-Sheikh came to a close. As an official observer of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the University of Leeds sent a delegation to COP27. These researchers spent an intense time at COP27, presenting their research,…
During this online webinar, we will launch the report titled “Cultural heritage in the context of disasters and climate change: insights from the DCMS-AHRC Cultural Heritage and Climate Change Cohort” recently published by PRAXIS (University of Leeds) and the CRITICAL project (University of Edinburgh). The report presents the results of a series of workshops organised…
Dr Sandra Bhatasara (University of Zimbabwe) will be in conversation with Dr Gilbert Tietaah (University of Ghana) and Dr Silas Oriaso (University of Nairobi).
Join this online live event with experts discussing how microgrids are revolutionising renewable energy solutions and helping achieve COP27 aspirations for access to clean and modern energy.
Executive Director of ACTO, Carlos Alfredo Lazary Teixeira, will be joined by Dr. Maria Antonia Tigre, Global Climate Litigation Fellow at the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law at the Columbia Law School and Deputy Director of the Global Network for Human Rights and the Environment, and Dr Markus Fraundorfer, Lecturer in Global Governance at POLIS.
water@leeds recently published an article in the One Earth Journal showcasing a list of six priority global water research themes for the coming decade, outputs from a global scoping exercise. These six thematic domains include water and sanitation for human settlements; water and sanitation safety risk management; water security and scarcity; hydroclimate-ecosystem-Anthropocene dynamics; multi-level governance;…
A new one-person performance by Steve Scott-Bottoms, which attempts to kick-start a conversation about how we are adapting to climate change. Drawing on interview research with sustainability officers, flood risk managers, and others, this participatory theatre piece asks why more hasn’t already been done to prepare us for extreme weather, and whose job it is…
Come and speak to Leeds climate experts and ask them your questions about climate change at the Zero Carbon Future Leeds mural at Tetley Garden as part of Campus Live. Taking place at various times: Wednesday 2 November, 11:00 – 13:00 Thursday 3 November, 13:00 – 15:00 Friday 4 November, 10:00 – 12:00