Climate risks pose unprecedented risks to agricultural food production. Farmers cope with climate risks through adjustments in farm management practices. In recent years, Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) has also been proposed as a framework to manage climate risks. Transformations in agricultural landscapes due to changes in farm management or through the adoption of new CSA technologies…
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.
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.
Leading researchers will talk about the climate impacts of the food supply chain, including sustainable agriculture, consequences for consumer behaviour, and food waste.
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.
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.
Join us for a discussion on how we can work together to ensure our response to the climate crisis is collaborative and inclusive.
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.
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.
This webinar focusses on AFRICAP’s research into CSA implementation in Tanzania, featuring presentations by University of Leeds researchers Dr Susannah Sallu, Dr Harriet Smith, and Marta Gaworek-Michalczenia.