How do people interpret and engage with different messages regarding cost of living increases and net zero transitions? Two University of Leeds academics ran discussion groups with citizens from economically disadvantaged communities, disabled and minority ethnic groups in Leeds and Halifax and shared their findings with the Leeds Climate Commission.
In the five years since the launch of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme Phase 1, the scheme's interventions have protected 3,000 residential properties, 500 businesses and 22,000 jobs from flooding.
Read about the success of the scheme, find out about Phase 2 and what you can do to protect your property.
Leeds City Council is once again encouraging residents to get involved in an annual seed collection to help with the ambitious target of planting 5.8m trees over 25 years across the city.
In a bid to tackle the climate emergency, people of all ages are being asked to get involved with the Seed Collection 2022 programme, which is running throughout autumn for the third year.
Five flags are now being flown in the city’s major parks in Temple Newsam, Roundhay, Middleton, Golden Acre and Kirkstall to celebrate Leeds’ recognition as a Tree City of the World. The international accolade recognises Leeds’ commitment to caring for its trees and woodland.