High Water, Common Ground: film screening and discussion

Wednesday, 21 March, 2018 - 16:30 to 19:00
Rose Bowl, LT B, Portland Crescent, Leeds

High Water Common Ground is a thought-provoking, unreleased 'documentary-meets-toolkit' about natural flood management, made by Andrew Clark of Top of The Tree Productions.

The screening will be followed by a discussion on the future of natural capital in Yorkshire, where a changing climate, air pollution and developments such as Leeds FAS2, HS2, South Bank, the Clean Air Zone and the Northern Forest all present major challenges and opportunities.


Simon Jepps - Leeds FAS2 Flood Modeller at Thomas Mackay Ltd

Dr Alex Nicholson - Natural Flood Management Specialist at Arup

Professor Alan Simson (Leeds Beckett) - Landscape Architect, Urban Forester and Chair of The White Rose Forest

Professor Piers Forster (University of Leeds) - Priestley International Centre for Climate, and the United Bank of Carbon

plus an expert audience holding much useful opinion to be shared.

The event is hosted by Leeds Becket Landscape Architecture Department, Arup, Thomas Mackay Ltd, United Bank of Carbon, Leeds Climate Commission, Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and The Priestley International Centre for Climate.

Free event; please register to attend

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