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' .

How can we reduce air pollution in Leeds? The Clean Air Zone consultation

Leeds City Council is looking for people living, working and commuting in Leeds and the wider region to have their say on its latest proposals to reduce air pollution and protect the health of people in the city. These proposals include implementing a Clean Air Charging Zone (CAZ).

The consultation questionnaire gives people an opportunity to shape the final CAZ proposals which will be presented to the government later this year. 

Volunteers wanted for Leeds tree survey

Volunteers are needed for a large scale survey of trees across the Middleton and Belle Isle regions Leeds being conducted over the summer. 

The i-Tree Leeds project is exploring the value of trees in Leeds and the information collected will be used to support the preservation and creation of green space and woodland across the city.

No previous experience is needed and volunteers will receive training.

Call for Leeds businesses to join exciting new recycling initiative

A new creative campaign that will tackle recycling on the go is calling on businesses and organisations in Leeds city centre to sign up.

Starting in September 2018, 'Leeds By Example' will bring together a ground breaking coalition of local and national organisations to improve recycling of food and drink packaging currently disposed of ‘on the go’. The campaign is being launched by environmental charity Hubbub and recycling compliance scheme Ecosurety in conjunction with Leeds City Council.

Go green for Clean Air Day

With Clean Air Day 2018 coming up on 21 June, people in Leeds are being urged to take up a "Go Green" challenge by wearing green and getting around the city by bus, train, bike or by walking to show their support to reduce pollution in Leeds. Go Green stations will be showing up at Merrion House, Civic Hall, St Georges House, Enterprise House and TechNorth where you can pledge your support, take a photo with your pledge and help spread the word on social media.

Leeds could lead the North on green finance, say experts

Leeds could be the green finance centre of the North - but it needs to think big, capitalise on expertise and have an integrated approach to low carbon projects.

That was the message from a networking event to kick start low carbon projects in Leeds, which heard inspirational stories from trailblazing businesses and positive news about Leeds already being a "hotspot" for ethical investment. 

Initiative to boost green economy proves popular with investors

An event to get green projects off the ground in Leeds is attracting significant interest from investors and financial services. More than 100 people from Leeds businesses, services and organisations are expected at the launch of the Project Development and Finance networking event on 1 May, which aims to help realise energy saving projects and stimulate a thriving low carbon economy.