What price air quality in Leeds? A Leeds Civic Trust Seminar

Wednesday, 7 February, 2018 - 18:00 to 20:00

Seminar by Leeds Civic Trust, open to all, to hear about and discuss Leeds City Council's Clean Air Zone proposals. Speakers include Cllr Lucinda Yeadon, Deputy Leader of Leeds City Council; Neil Evans, Director of Resources and Housing and Polly Cook, Executive Programme Manager, both Leeds City Council and Dr James Tate, Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds. Chaired by Peg Alexander

Leeds Community-Led Housing Hub Launch

Wednesday, 31 January, 2018 - 14:00 to 19:00

You are invited to the official launch of Leeds Community Homes' Community-Led Housing Hub on Wednesday 31st January 2018.

31st January is the anniversary of the successful community share issue, which raised £360,000 to build the first affordable, people powered homes.

The event will be hosted at a new space in Leeds which will be the Hub for groups in Leeds City Region who are doing or want to do community led housing projects.

Climate Change: The good, the bad and the ugly

Thursday, 11 January, 2018 - 17:30 to 19:30

Free public lecture in which Prof. Chris Budd will look at the ways that we try to model the complexity of the climate. He will compare different approaches and will comment on their reliability besides attempting to shed light on the question of whether it is possible to predict the changing climate.

 

Leeds Climate Forum: open consultation on a low carbon strategy for Leeds

Tuesday, 10 October, 2017 - 18:00 to 19:30

Leeds Climate Forum is one of the ways in which Leeds Climate Commission will bring people and organisations together to shape Leeds’ transition to a low carbon, climate resilient city. Following the public launch of Leeds Climate Commission on 7th September, the first forum will be an open consultation on the Commission's report, 'A Low Carbon Strategy for Leeds' .

Call for Leeds organisations to share views on heat usage for pilot study with BEIS

28th June, 2022 - 16:30

Leeds City Council is working with Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to be a pilot city of the government’s Heat Network Zoning project. 

The Council are now looking for organisations anywhere in Leeds who want to find out more about this policy to share their views and heat usage information by completing a short online survey which can be accessed via the virtual engagement room.
 

Get involved: calling Meanwood-based businesses

1st June, 2022 - 11:55

Meanwood Valley Partnership are running a series of business engagement workshops over the summer to kick-start a new project: Greenwood!

Greenwood is a project run by Meanwood Valley Partnership, as climate change was identified as a key priority within the 2030 Vision for Meanwood project. Researchers from the University of Leeds are supporting the process (funded by the Leeds Institute of Social Sciences).

Leeds parents and children share views on climate action

11th May, 2022 - 18:22

 

A University of Leeds public engagement event on 7 May has provided an opportunity for researchers to understand how children and adults view climate solutions.

Members of the team from Leeds Climate Commission joined University of Leeds colleagues for Be Curious, the University’s annual research open event, which showcases how research at Leeds is making a difference to people’s lives.

Virtual Citizen Discussion on Climate Change in the North launched

12th October, 2021 - 10:31

 

On 30 September, Leeds, Bradford and Hull local authorities launched a Virtual Citizen Discussion on Climate Change Policies in the North.

Residents are invited to share their ideas on how the city councils can best respond to climate change. The platform will be running throughout October and November 2021 for residents to continue contributing to discussions. 

What do you have to do?

Register on the Yorkshire Climate platform.

Boost for community-led action as Leeds launches climate project

7th October, 2021 - 15:04

An ambitious five-year community project, Climate Action Leeds, launches on Monday (11 October) with a week of events to help empower ordinary people to tackle the climate emergency.

The project, which was awarded funding from the National Lottery, is bringing together communities and organisations in a city-wide effort to transform Leeds to be zero carbon, nature friendly and socially just by the 2030s.