Events

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

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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…
  After two weeks of fierce negotiations and countless conversations, COP27 in the Egyptian city of Sharm El-Sheikh has come to a close. As an official observer of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the University of Leeds has sent a delegation to COP27. These researchers spent an intense time at COP27, presenting…

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Following the recent release of the IPCC’s AR6 Working Group (WG) I Report, CONSTRAIN and the IPCC are hosting an informative workshop to showcase how physically based climate emulators are contributing to the overall IPCC Sixth Assessment Report. Leading figures in the work of the IPCC will discuss how climate emulators were used by WGI…
On 9 August 2021 the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change will release the first report of its sixth assessment cycle – the only one to be published before COP26 in November– focused on the physical science of climate change. This webinar, featuring presentations from lead authors of the report, will unpick the key findings and…
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.