Four Yorkshire cities achieve global environmental leadership status

Fri, 11/17/2023 - 12:31

Four cities in Yorkshire and Humber have been recognised for taking bold leadership on environmental action and transparency in a new list published by renowned international authority the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP). 

Leeds City Council, Wakefield Council, City of York Council and Kirklees Council have all been granted A list status in CDP’s 2023 list.

The climate and ecological crisis is a public health crisis

Mon, 06/12/2023 - 15:25

Roz Davies writes about the importance of working together across the public health and climate agendas.

Yorkshire health and climate leaders commit to collaborate

Fri, 06/09/2023 - 15:03

Directors of Public Health and the Yorkshire and Humber Climate Commission commit to working together to support the ambitious actions in the region’s Climate Action Plan.

Opportunity: Co-Chair, Communities & Engagement Panel

Tue, 06/06/2023 - 18:27

Are you passionate about the role communities can play in tackling the climate and nature crises? We’re seeking a new Co-Chair for our Communities & Engagement Panel.

Commission joins Yorkshire Sustainability Week as headline partner

Wed, 05/24/2023 - 17:13

Yorkshire and Humber Climate Commission has signed up as headline partner for Yorkshire Sustainability Week, a brand-new festival of events taking place across Yorkshire from 3-7 July.

The climate challenge – and how we can rise to it in Yorkshire and Humber

Wed, 04/05/2023 - 16:40

Liz Barber, Chair of Yorkshire and Humber Climate Commission, reflects on the findings of the latest global assessment on climate change and the part we can all play in it.

Yorkshire pinpointed as net zero economic hotspot

Tue, 01/31/2023 - 10:06

Yorkshire has been pinpointed as one of the UK’s major hotspots for the net zero economy, vastly outperforming London and the South East, in a new report by CBI Economics for the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit.

New project will link university students with Yorkshire's climate agenda

Mon, 01/30/2023 - 11:17

Yorkshire Universities has been awarded £20,000 funding by the UPP Foundation to pilot a regional sustainability service-learning project, working alongside Yorkshire and Humber Climate Commission.

RSA puts focus on local solutions to the climate crisis

Thu, 12/15/2022 - 11:39

The RSA North event, “Local solutions to the climate crisis”, held on 18 November in Sheffield, highlighted the role of place-based action as a proving ground for climate initiatives.

Andrew Wood, Yorkshire and Humber Climate Commission’s Senior Engagement and Impact Officer, attended and contributed to the agenda of lightning talks from speakers across the region.