Events

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

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In just a few weeks, Glasgow will play host to a historical event of global importance, as people from across the world gather to discuss and demand action on climate change. COP26, the United Nations climate negotiations, will involve around 200 presidents and prime ministers and thousands of delegates, in what is considered the most…
This webinar builds on the recent LUCAS Sadler Series on ‘African Knowledges’.  This series of events sought to place African scholars and knowledges are the forefronts of articulating and responding to global challenges.   On the eve of COP26, we turn our attention to African perspectives on climate change, and how global responses to climate change…
Join this live panel discussion with experts from universities and organisations from Leeds, Indonesia, India and Uganda discussing how bioenergy can help achieve the aspirations of COP26 and the sustainable development goal of universal access to modern clean energy.
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, and…

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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.
In this webinar series, meet some of the University of Leeds researchers who are driving progress towards achieving local, national and global net-zero emissions targets. In September 2019, the University of Leeds announced plans for bold action on achieving net-zero: reducing its own carbon footprint to net-zero by 2030 and focusing teaching, research and engagement…
Targeting resilience to climate change within seed systems is an area of key investment in contributing to food security in southern Africa, and it presents a variety of challenges and opportunities. In this webinar University of Leeds researchers Dr Stephen Whitfield and Dr Sarah Chapman will present analysis from work undertaken within the GCRF-AFRICAP programme…
This event, hosted by the Global Food and Environment Institute will feature a 20 minute presentation from  Professor Pippa Chapman followed by 10 minutes for Q&A. This seminar also links timely with World Soil Day which is held annually on 5 December as a means to focus attention on the importance of healthy soil and to advocate…
Watch a recording of this event Increasingly, the impacts of climate change are never far from the headlines. Calls for climate action are getting steadily louder but global alignment is far from a reality. How will climate change affect the places we call home, now and in the future? Against a backdrop of international (dis)agreement, how might local…
Join the CONSTRAIN team for this UNFCCC Climate Dialogues Special Event which will bring together some of the latest scientific knowledge on climate modelling, global climate policy, and the climate impact of COVID-19 into a coherent narrative. Specifically, it will highlight how a new generation of climate models, CMIP6, is informing our understanding of future…