Climate

Do you have an idea that can address climate change at the University of Leeds? Take part in the Climate Plan Student Challenge!   What is the Climate Plan Student Challenge? The University of Leeds Climate Plan sets out how the University will play a part in the global efforts to tackle the climate crisis,…
The Sustainability service will be involved in lots of events during LUU’s Climate Week, and you’re all invited to join us! Climate Week 2022 takes place from Monday 21st to Friday 25th March at Leeds University Union.  It focuses on themes of climate justice, climate education and eco-anxiety, and is a great opportunity to learn,…
Head down to Leeds University Union on Thursday 11th November for a day of engaging in all things sustainability!  COP26 is in full flow, and whilst world leaders and our own Leeds researchers explore, debate and agree how to take global action on climate change, you might be wondering how you can get involved yourself. …
Final works have begun on the Bodington Fields Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme at the University of Leeds’ Brownlee Triathlon Centre, ahead of its official launch in spring 2022. The scheme is an urban pilot site in collaboration with the Environment Agency and Leeds City Council. It is designed to help make Leeds more resilient to…
The University of Leeds in partnership with the Environment Agency and Leeds City Council have planted more than 5,000 trees at the University’s Brownlee Triathlon Centre to reduce flood risk to the Leeds area downstream. Tree planting at Bodington Playing Fields, where the Brownlee Triathlon Centre is located, took place between February and March 2021,…
The Living Lab for Air Quality began in November 2017, with the aim of building our knowledge of air quality and pollution on campus to shape action that drives improvements to our environment and to the health of our students, staff, and community. Findings from the Living Lab have been used to inform decision making…
The University of Leeds commits to seven climate principles. The University of Leeds has fully divested from significant fossil fuel extractors and has set out seven bold principles it will adopt to help tackle the climate crisis. The seven climate principles have been approved by the University’s governing body, its Council, and outline the ambitious steps…