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.

 

Circular Economy Mapping Week - Yorkshire

Thursday, February 8, 2018 -
15:00 to 21:00

This Circular Economy Club (CEC) event will expand your knowledge around circular initiatives taking place in Yorkshire. It is also an opportunity to socialise with other circular economy professionals and brainstorm future projects. Mapping Week Sessions are happening all over the world in February; you can see an introductory video here.

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

Wednesday, February 7, 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, January 31, 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, January 11, 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, October 10, 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' .

Climate Resilience database compiled for Leeds

A comprehensive database of Climate Resilience policies, programmes and documents has been compiled by University of Leeds student Lauren Fraser, including climate change adaptation action plans, reports on enhancing resilience weather and UK climate change projections by the Met Office. The data has been published on Data Mill North. Read a report here.

 

 

What do you think about air pollution in Leeds?

Leeds City Council is looking for people living, working and commuting in Leeds and the wider region to have their say on proposals to reduce air pollution and protect the health of people in the city. The public consultation runs until 2 March 2018.

Public responses to the consultation will shape the council’s final air quality proposal which will be presented to the government later in the year.

 

 

Help us with our Leeds engagement and action survey!

 

How does your organisation engage with people to reduce carbon emissions - and what are the main barriers to engagement? Leeds Climate Commission has developed an online survey to audit existing communication and engagement activity across the city to find out what low carbon measures organisations have already been undertaken or are planned.