Culture + Climate + Collaboration

Thursday, 27 February, 2020 - 10:15 to 16:30

This event will explore how collaboration has been adopted tactically and creatively as a means of responding to the climate change crisis.

What powerful actions and innovative solutions can partnerships achieve? What sort of collaborations will propel the cultural shift needed to achieve a zero carbon future? We will explore how collaboration can be used as a key strategic tool.

Leeds Youth Voice Summit

Wednesday, 12 February, 2020 - 09:30 to 14:00

Free event for schools on tackling the Climate Emergency in Leeds.The Leeds City Council Health and Wellbeing Service and the Voice, Influence and Change team are proud to offer this free to attend event for students from high schools and colleges.

EV Trial Scheme - launch event

Thursday, 23 January, 2020 - 09:45 to 14:00

This launch event will showcase the electric vehicles on offer in Leeds City Council's Electric Vehicle (EV) trial scheme and help improve delegates' understanding of EVs. It will also provide the opportunity for organisations to find out more about trialling zero-emission electric vehicles (EVs) and help you understand the business case for investing in greener transport.

Caught in the Middle: Educational responsibilities, dilemmas and opportunities presented by YS4C and the ‘climate emergency’

Monday, 20 January, 2020 - 09:00 to 12:00

Seminar style training for school leaders and governors

“This was an impressive seminar on the most important issue we all face.” Mark McKelvie, Principal, Pudsey Grangefield.

Launch - Financing inclusive climate action in the UK: an investor roadmap

Tuesday, 3 December, 2019 - 17:30 to 19:00

The just transition has become a recognised priority in the UK. It is part of the Paris Agreement and, this year, the UK government's Committee on Climate Change stated that the transition to a resilient and net-zero economy must be "fair and seen to be fair."

Making the shift to a sustainable economy in the UK will require the full mobilisation of the country’s £20 trillion financial system. This event launches a report in Yorkshire that addresses this crucial role, rooting its analysis in the region.

Planet Data

Friday, 29 November, 2019 - 10:00 to 16:00

#PlanetData will be an event where people come together, discover common goals and similar projects, and join forces to make things happen and make a massive difference. We've seen first-hand the benefits of working in the open and its power - we are #RadicallyOpen by our very nature - and we can help others to work in the open, share data and projects, and let people reach in and help and make a real difference.

The Priestley Lecture. From Climate Science to Climate Action?

Thursday, 28 November, 2019 - 19:00 to 20:00

The impact of climate change on society and ecosystems is a global challenge and in response to this problem, the University of Leeds opened the Priestley International Centre for Climate in 2016. Professor Piers Forster will explore how science influences international negotiations, national legislation and climate action.

Facing up to the triple crisis: climate, ecology and global injustice

Thursday, 28 November, 2019 - 19:00 to 21:00

A joint discussion and learning event on the triple emergency from Our Future Leeds in collaboration with Green House Think Tank.

Our Future Leeds, in collaboration with Green House Think Tank, invites you to this discussion and learning event. The evening is aimed at deepening our understanding of, and strengthening our response to, the triple crisis that we are facing: the climate emergency, the ecological emergency and the deep injustices that we are seeing in the UK and globally.

Aviation and the climate crisis

Thursday, 21 November, 2019 - 19:00 to 21:30

An inspiring event exploring the climate impact of aviation, flight-free travel, and how people power can save the world. We will hear from speakers exploring the issues, including what difference individuals can make, what action the government needs to take, and if there is an answer to the coming climate crisis.