Making Global Goals Local Business - Leeds

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 13:30 to 18:00

 

What are the Global Goals? Find out at this business oriented event on the UN Sustainable Development Goals and learn why businesses should care about them and how businesses can contribute to this global megatrend. Free event, all welcome

Project Development and Finance Networking Event

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 16:30 to 18:30

Are you a Leeds based organisation interested in carrying out cost effective energy saving projects? Are you a potential investor who wants to invest in energy saving projects? Are you a provider of professional services who can offer Leeds organisations support to implement energy saving projects? Join us for this Leeds Climate Commission initiative to help identify projects, prepare business cases and link organisations with potential investors.

Religion and climate change adaptation: resilience or resistance?

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 14:00 to 17:00

The role of religions in shaping public responses to climate change today should be taken seriously by civil society and policy makers, but the answers are far from simple or unified. This research panel hears from three scholars working on different aspects of religion and climate change with the aim of deepening the public debate.

Leeds Digital Festival

Monday, April 16, 2018 - 13:00 to Friday, April 27, 2018 - 23:00

The North's largest digital festival returns for a two week run, with more events than ever. Check out the wide range of opportunities to learn and get involved in the digital sector in Leeds, including Festival favourites FinTech North and Code in the Dark, as well as events based around data, healthtech, sports tech and startups. 

 

 

Designing Edibles Spaces Leeds

Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 10:00 to Sunday, March 25, 2018 - 17:00

Would you like to be:

* Growing your own food but feel you don’t have space or the time?

* Eating more organic food but think it’s too expensive?

 

This course will give you the design skills and knowledge to transform your garden or urban space into an abundant, edible garden, that is full of food, friendly to wildlife, looks good, and needs little maintenance.

 

On Everest - Lone Twin

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 19:45 to 21:00

As part of three days of intensive mountain culture Performing Mountains are hosting a restaging of Lone Twin’s debut performance ‘On Everest’.  

Filibuster

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 19:30 to 21:00

Part of Leeds Festival of Science.

 

Suitable for ages 14+ (under 16s must be accompanied by a responsible adult).

A show about climate change from comedian and environmental economist Matt Winning, describing how global warming is destroying both the planet and his life. 

See the home of the future being made

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 12:00 to 20:00

On Thursday 22nd March between 12pm – 8pm Citu is opening its doors and letting the public into Citu Works to see the Citu Home being made. Visitors will be guided through the process using virtual reality to see how sustainability and design are incorporated
The event takes place in an igloo with free food, drink and music.

High Water, Common Ground: film screening and discussion

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 16:30 to 19:00

High Water Common Ground is a thought-provoking, unreleased 'documentary-meets-toolkit' about natural flood management. 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.