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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The presentation explores the political securitization of climate (and climate change) in relation to the science/policy consultations following the 1970s climate/food shocks (eg CIA climate report 1974) and the series of international conferences on climatic change during the early 1980s. These events introduced ‘the future of climate’ as a key variable in economic planning and…
Abstract Photovoltaics (PV) is our fastest growing energy source and, in many countries, is stet to become a major source of electricity. However, PV electricity output is highly dependent on weather and climate – so will climate change affect PV output? Pumping sulphate aerosols into our atmosphere has been propsed as a radical fix for…
This year’s Pint of Science festival is taking place 23-25 May. The Pint of Science festival brings some of the most brilliant scientists to your local pub to discuss their latest research and findings with you. No prior knowledge of the subject is required. In Leeds, Mr Foleys is hosting a ‘Planet Earth’ event with…