Climate Plan

The University of Leeds has appointed consultants Shared Future to run a “citizen’s jury” through which staff and students will recommend how the University’s business travel policy should support our net zero emissions target.  The Sustainable Travel principle of the University’s Climate Plan aims to reduce travel emissions by 50% from pre-Covid levels as part…
An innovative project developed by a Leeds student has won a prestigious national competition designed to accelerate the path to net zero across UK universities and colleges.  The idea, developed by PhD student Seb Stroud, was selected as one of five winners.  Launched to mark the The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, the competition invited students from…
The University of Leeds is developing plans for one of the most significant woodland creation projects in the north of England, which would increase biodiversity, provide research and teaching opportunities and capture carbon as part of the University’s Climate Plan. The project would contribute to the White Rose Forest initiative which aims to plant 7…