Past Events


The unrelenting quest to be a generalist who is a specialist of the whole

Speaker(s): Mark Workman, Executive Analyst at the Energy Research Partnership
28 Oct 2015 at School of Earth and Environment Seminar Rooms 8.119, University of Leeds

Expeditionary military operations, remote and high risk expeditions, commerce in remote parts of the world and academic exploration



Does Adaptation to Climate Change Provide Food Security? Microevidence from Ethiopia

Speaker(s): Salvatore di Falco
18 Oct 2015 at London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

The Climate Change and Environment Seminar Series was hosted jointly by the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, the Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy (CCCEP), and the Department of Geography and Environment at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Other seminars in the Climate Change and Environment […]



Copenhagen 2009 vs Paris 2015: Can the media influence the outcome of the UN’s climate change talks?

Speaker(s): Leo Hickman, editor of CarbonBrief.org and former Guardian journalist
12 May 2015 at Maurice Keyworth Lecture Theatre (G.02), Leeds University Business School, Clarendon Road

Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy Spring Lecture Leo Hickman, editor of CarbonBrief.org and former Guardian journalist, will compare media coverage of climate change in 2015 to 2009. Both years feature key UN summits aimed at securing a global climate deal but a lot has happened in between. Has the media’s attitude to reporting […]


How to win the argument on climate change

Speaker(s): Simon Maxwell, Executive Chair of the Climate and Development Knowledge Network
22 Apr 2015 at School of Earth and Environment Seminar Rooms (8.119).

Abstract A good question to start with is whether we think we are winning the argument or not. On the one hand, carbon emissions look like they are beginning to fall. On the other hand, they are not falling fast enough, and it looks like Paris will be a struggle. Is that surprising? No. Action […]



Sustainable Cities and the Lima COP

Speaker(s): Faye McAnulla, Faculty Research & Development Manager (Sustainable Cities Initiative)
11 Mar 2015 at 8.119, Seminar Rooms 1, 2 & 3, School of Earth and Environment.


Bite Size Seminars by SRI PhD students

Speaker(s): Rebecca Howard, Steven Orchard, Niall Kerr
11 Feb 2015 at 8.119, Seminar Rooms 1, 2 & 3, School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds

SRI/ CCCEP Seminar Fairtrade Carbon Credits (Rebecca Howard), Exploring adaptive capacity in mangrove social-ecological systems of rural Vietnam (Steven Orchard) and Assessing the impacts of energy efficiency improvements in the UK building stock (Niall Kerr) Directions: Enter the School of Earth and Environment from ground level, walk past reception and turn left where you will […]


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