Assessing and building city-level readiness for climate action

Tuesday, 10 November, 2020 - 19:00 to 20:30

Has your area has declared a climate emergency? How ready is it to deliver climate action? Join Leeds Climate Commission Chair, Andy Gouldson and colleagues from Leeds City Council, Leeds Climate Commission and SAIL in this webinar to find out how the CARA process is unlocking climate action in Leeds – and how it could be used in your area.

Preparing Leeds' creative sector for net-zero carbon

Tuesday, 3 November, 2020 - 15:00 to 16:30

How ready is the Leeds creative and cultural sector for net zero carbon, and how do we start taking action? Take your first steps towards net zero emissions by 2030 at our interactive workshop using the Climate Action Readiness Assessment (CARA) developed by the Leeds Climate Commission.

How do we create decent homes and liveable places for all in West Yorkshire?

Tuesday, 25 August, 2020 - 18:00 to 19:00

How do we create affordable, green and comfortable homes? Who should build them? How do we insulate them? How do we change the planning system to create, safe liveable places?

A discussion about homes and places in West Yorkshire, open to all.

Forecasting Our Future: A Conversation with Dr Katharine Hayhoe

Wednesday, 18 March, 2020 - 17:30 to 19:00

Increasingly, the impacts of climate change are never far from the headlines. Calls for climate action are getting steadily louder but global alignment is far from a reality. Join us to hear from award-winning climate scientist, Dr Katharine Hayhoe, who will discuss how best to prepare for the risks posed by climate change, and how to translate climate science into actionable planning for resilience at the local scale.

Ann Pettifor: Liberty Lecture - The Green New Deal

Wednesday, 4 March, 2020 - 19:30 to 21:00

To protect the future of life on earth, we need to do more than just reimagine the economy – we have to change everything. One of the seminal thinkers of the program that helped ignite the US Green New Deal campaign, Ann Pettifor explains how we can afford what we can do.

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.