Events

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

The Priestley International Centre for Climate also runs a monthly interdisciplinary lunchtime seminar series. See Climate Exchange Seminar Series

*In light of the coronavirus (covid-19) situation, this event is postponed and will be rescheduled to a later date* In the era of fake news, research engagement with the media is more important than ever. Effectively communicating your research to the press can help increase its impact and fire up public engagement. However, talking to…

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Communicating effectively with policymakers is essential if climate research is to be translated into climate policy and result in change on the ground. And unfortunately it’s not quite as easy as sending them your latest journal publication. So what is the best way to engage with busy civil servants? And who should you be engaging…
Priestley Centre/PCAN (Place-Based Climate Action Network) joint seminar Abstract: What does it take to translate climate policy into action ‘on the ground’ to bring about transformative change? The ESRC-funded Place-Based Climate Action Network (PCAN) brings together the research community and decision-makers through city-based climate commissions and theme-based platforms on finance and business. Leeds has led…
Joint GCRF-AFRICAP / Global Food & Environment Institute (GFEI) knowledge-sharing seminar Abstract Released in August 2019, the IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Land was produced by 107 experts from 52 countries to explore the interlinkage between climate change and land usage. The report covered a range of issues including desertification, land degradation, sustainable…
Joint SRI-CCCEP-Priestley Centre seminar Abstract: There are now a plethora of data, models and approaches available to produce regional climate information intended to inform adaptation to a changing climate. There is, however, no analytical framework to assess the epistemic issues concerning the quality of these data, models and approaches. An evaluation of the quality of…
Are you interested in taking an active part in the energy transition using your research expertise? Are you looking for a platform where you could develop and implement ideas with like-minded early career researchers to will help to reach the UK 2050 net-zero greenhouse gas emissions goal? Join us for a workshop with Jochen Cremer,…