The Big Leeds Climate Conversation

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 17:30 to 21:00


***The Big Leeds Climate Conversation is now fully booked but it's likely we will have some cancellations between now and 16th July so if you wish to be added to the waiting list, please sign up . If we can offer you a place, we'll be in touch ***

Caught in the Middle: Climate Change, Education and Youthstrike 4 Climate

Monday, July 8, 2019 - 09:00 to 12:00

The recent Youthstrike4Climate walk-outs are set to present a recurring dilemma for schools' senior staff. This event, hosted by Leeds Climate Commission, is aimed especially at school leaders and senior staff  "caught in the middle" between the genuine fears of young people and legal/political responses.

Summer Solstice Party

Friday, June 21, 2019 - 18:00 to 23:00

An opportunity for people involved in Open Source Art's diverse projects to get together to celebrate their achievements on the summer solstice. The dancers can meet the carpenters and the ecologists can meet the chefs and the riverfly monitors can meet the double bass players and the project managers can meet the costume designers etc and community and collaboration can blossom!

Financing for Society: Local Authority training workshop

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 13:00 to 16:00

A major barrier to local authorities capitalising upon new models of investment-based crowdfunding for the public sector is under capacity. A new training event for Local Authorities tackles this.

Help Leeds to become a city that #LeedsByExample

Monday, June 10, 2019 - 13:00 to 16:00

Environmental charity Hubbub, along with Zero Waste Leeds and Leeds City Council, would like to invite you to help us solve some of the big waste challenges facing Leeds.

Are you an academic, student or involved in education in Leeds?  We're calling on your brilliant brainpower, expertise and ideas at this half-day hackathon workshop. Whether you work in communications, data, education, facilities or sustainability, we’d love a few hours of your time so together we can think about opportunities and solutions to some of the waste challenges we face.

What's your carbon lifestyle?

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 10:30 to 12:00

Join Dr. Milena Buchs from the Priestley International Centre for Climate (University of Leeds) to find out how you can shrink your environmental footprint in ways that will benefit you, your family and the planet.

This talk is jointly presented with Leeds Climate Commission.

Free event for adults. Book your place here.


Business Breakfast: City Waste Strategy

Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 08:00 to 09:30

A breakfast briefing for members of the business community in Leeds (organisations with 50+ employees) that will provide an opportunity to contribute to shaping the City’s new Waste Strategy, 

Join Cllr Judith Blake, Leader of Leeds City Council, and James Rogers, Director of Communities and Environment, to share your perspective on waste and recycling in the city, explore the challenges businesses face and establish what influences business owners have to take advantage of money saving opportunities.

Business capacity building on developing and securing finance for low carbon energy projects

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 15:00 to Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 18:00

Leeds Climate Commission is running a capacity building programme of workshops to help Leeds organisations secure investment in energy efficiency and low carbon projects. The free programme is for medium sized businesses (ca. 50-250 employees) and will run from March to June. 

Raising Ambition: Exploring zero carbon, socially-just transitions in Britain, Yorkshire and the Kirkstall Valley

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 18:00 to 20:00

Join us to address the question, "How can we learn together and share knowledge between communities, businesses, education and agencies to develop Kirkstall Valley into a leading light for climate and community sustainability by prototyping, exploring and creating our best future together?" Half the places will be reserved for residents