Yorkshire Climate Change Summit

Tuesday, 9 November, 2021 - 09:00

 

The Climate Change Summit will be staged on Tuesday November 9 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 is bringing the debate to the region to discuss the challenges that Yorkshire faces and discuss the best way forward to achieve our shared goals. 

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.

Working together to tackle climate change

Tuesday, 26 January, 2021 - 15:30 to 17:30

Leeds City Council voted to declare a climate emergency in 2019 and set an ambitious target for the city as a whole to become carbon-neutral by 2030.

At this webinar, Child Friendly Leeds will bring colleagues together to hear key updates on progress from its leadership, find out more about what children and young people have to say about climate change and explore how Leeds as a city can work together to help tackle the climate emergency. 

A Net-Zero Roadmap for Leeds

Thursday, 7 January, 2021 - 18:30 to 20:00

This webinar presents the refreshed Net-Zero Carbon Roadmap for Leeds to demonstrate how Leeds can reach its 2030 target – and the benefits in terms of energy savings and jobs for the city.

Now in a new, accessible format with easy-to-follow infographics, it also calculates the impact of acting on all of the Leeds Climate Change Citizens’ Jury’s recommendations would have on Leeds’ (Scope 1 and 2) carbon footprint.

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.