Journey to zero: greening business travel

Monday, 31 October, 2022 - 09:00 to 12:00

Over the last two years, Leeds City Council has partnered with National Highways to give 192 businesses, charities and other public sector organisations in West Yorkshire the opportunity to trial an electric van free of charge. Sharing learnings, this event will provide fleet managers, energy managers and sustainability professionals with information about the opportunities available to help businesses and charities accelerate their own transition to zero emission travel.

Leeds Doughnut Economics City Portrait and City Planning Process

Thursday, 28 April, 2022 - 09:30 to 17:00


Climate Action Leeds are excited to invite you to the launch event of their first Leeds ‘Doughnut Economics’ City Portrait and City Planning Process.

During this event we will collectively explore the question: ‘How can Leeds be home to thriving people, in a thriving place whilst respecting the wellbeing of all people worldwide and the health of the whole planet?’ 

Zero carbon solutions: Leading by example in Yorkshire

Tuesday, 26 April, 2022 - 14:00 to 16:00


This seminar will highlight a selection of projects and initiatives that are at the forefront of creating a zero carbon green economy in our region demonstrating how net zero adds value to communities, business and the ecology.

Yorkshire Climate Change Summit

Wednesday, 10 November, 2021 - 09:30 to 17:00


The Climate Change Summit will be staged on Wednesday 10 November in Leeds and will bring together a range of politicians, business leaders, academics and media. 

Timed to coincide with the UK holding the United Nation’s COP 26 event in Glasgow, the Yorkshire & Humber Climate Commission and The Yorkshire Post are bringing the debate to the region to discuss the challenges that Yorkshire faces and discuss the best way forward to achieve our shared goals. 

Launch of Climate Action Leeds

Monday, 11 October, 2021 - 09:30 to Saturday, 16 October, 2021 - 17:30


Climate Action Leeds is officially launching - and everyone in Leeds is invited!

You can become part of the this zero carbon, nature friendly, socially just journey by joining in on one or more of the days events - from Monday 11th to Saturday 16th October.

Browse and register for as many events as you like on the events page and join in on social media @ClimateActLeeds.

Leeds Local Plan Update Webinars

Thursday, 29 July, 2021 - 15:30 to Tuesday, 24 August, 2021 - 19:00


The Local Plan Update (LPU) titled ‘Your Neighbourhood, Your City, Your Planet' is available for consultation.


A series of webinars will take place to discuss each proposed topic area, how planning policies could change in the future to take account of the climate emergency and enable the council to achieve its ambitious vision.


The Ripple Effect - free online filmmaking workshops for young people passionate about climate change

Saturday, 10 July, 2021 - 10:00 to 12:00
  • Aged 11-18 and live in Yorkshire and the Humber?
  • Passionate about communicating climate change?
  • Want to learn how to create engaging video content?
  • Come along to our FREE online workshop series this summer - book early, limited places available

Climate Encounters

Thursday, 1 July, 2021 - 19:00 to Sunday, 4 July, 2021 - 17:15

A festival by Yorkshire Dance exploring how we can dance to a sustainable future.

The climate emergency is increasingly understood as the biggest challenge we face. Artists of all disciplines have been making iconic work in response to this crisis globally for decades, however dance has not been leading the way.  With this small festival Yorkshire Dance asks how dance helps us to move forward, digest science and find solutions? How does it shape hope within this complex problem and or provides us with new experiences, encounters and insight?

Launch of the Yorkshire and Humber Climate Commission

Wednesday, 17 March, 2021 - 18:30 to 20:30

Join us for the launch of the Yorkshire and Humber Climate Commission, an ambitious new partnership involving councils, businesses, utilities, unions, environmental groups and universities, coming together to tackle the climate crisis head on.

Find out how the Commission will provide an independent voice to help support the delivery of ambitious climate actions across the region. And most importantly, discover how the Commission plans to work and how you may be able contribute to the success of this new initiative.