Recruitment process starts for Leeds Citizens’ Jury on Climate Change

Recruiting has started for the first Leeds Citizens’ Jury on Climate Change.

The process, which is being organised by Leeds Climate Commission, will recruit 25 local people to answer the question,  ‘What should Leeds do about the emergency of climate change?’

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Focus on hydrogen's contribution to a low carbon future for Leeds

The establishment of a hydrogen network in Leeds could play a central role in a new low carbon energy network, but the speed of electrification and source of hydrogen gas pose questions about its potential as a successful contributor to a low carbon future.

The first Leeds Climate Commission position paper puts the focus on hydrogen conversion in the city.

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Be a Leeds Climate Champion!

 

Proud of Leeds and want to help the city lead the way in taking action on climate change? Can you spare a little time to help us carry out The Leeds Big Climate Conversation?

We are looking for volunteers to be Leeds' first Climate Champions. These are people who are willing to help us in a variety of ways to help spread the Big Leeds Climate Conversation as widely as possible, throughout communities and neighbourhoods across the city, within their own organisations and groups, and at Leeds events throughout the summer.

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The role of energy in meeting the UK’s net zero greenhouse gas targets

Monday, September 9, 2019 - 14:00 to 16:30

Chris Stark, Chief Executive of the UK Committee on Climate Change, is the keynote for this University of Leeds event to explore the energy implications of the Government’s new target for net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.  This is a free event hosted by Energy Leeds and the Priestley International Centre for Climate.

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Big Leeds Climate Conversation begins!

Leeds City Council and the Leeds Climate Commission have kicked off a three month consultation on climate change at a packed launch event held at the University of Leeds last night. The Big Leeds Climate Conversation aims to raise awareness of the need to tackle climate change, find out whether individuals are willing to take action, and explore what residents think about a number of bold ideas to cut emissions.

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