Delivering climate action: a post-COP agenda for Yorkshire and Humber

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 - 19:00 to 20:30

As the dust settles on COP26, the Yorkshire and Humber Climate Commission invites you to a discussion about the next steps for the region. We’ll hear some reflections from people who were there on what the global negotiations mean for us here in Yorkshire and Humber. And Commissioners will explain how the Yorkshire and Humber Climate Action Plan can help us to reach our regional targets for net zero and climate resilience.

Yorkshire Climate Change Summit

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 09:00 to 18:00

 

The Climate Change Summit will be staged on Wednesday November 10 in Leeds and will bring together a range of politicians, business leaders, academics and media. Timed to coincide with the UK holding the United Nation’s COP 26 event in Glasgow, the Yorkshire & Humber Climate Commission and The Yorkshire Post is bringing the debate to the region to discuss the challenges that Yorkshire faces and discuss the best way forward to achieve our shared goals. 

Yorkshire and Humber Green Jobs and Skills Summit

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 13:30 to 17:00

Join us at 1:30pm on 28th September to participate in the discussions on how Yorkshire and the Humber are bridging the skills gap faced by the Net Zero transition and maximising the job opportunities that will come as part of building back better and greener. 

Keynote speakers Tracy Brabin, Mayor of West Yorkshire and Dan Jarvis MP, Mayor of the Sheffield City Region.

Net Zero Public Engagement Event

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 18:00 to 20:00

This public engagement event will focus on reaching Net Zero in Yorkshire and the Humber. The Climate Commission is developing a Climate Action Plan, which aims to accelerate climate resilient, net-zero development in the region through an inclusive and just transition. Topics include: energy; housing; public and commercial buildings; transport; business and industry; land and agriculture; resources and consumption. 

Climate Resilience Public Engagement Event

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 18:00 to 20:00

This public engagement event will focus on the issue of climate resilience in Yorkshire and the Humber. The Climate Commission is developing a Climate Action Plan, which aims to accelerate climate resilient, net-zero development in the region through an inclusive and just transition. This two-hour session is a chance to share your thoughts on the following topics: people, health and wellbeing; land, nature and food; industry & business; infrastructure; emergencies.

Question Time with Yorkshire and Humber Climate Commission

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 18:00 to 19:15

This Question Time event will provide chance to ask your questions directly to Commissioners from the Yorkshire and Humber Climate Commission.

Flood resilience conference for Yorkshire and Humber

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 10:00 to Friday, June 11, 2021 - 12:00

The Yorkshire Integrated Catchment Solutions Programme (iCASP) are hosting their annual conference looking at how to improve resilience across the Yorkshire and Humber region in the week of the 8th June.

Launch of Yorkshire and Humber Climate Commission

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 - 18:30 to 20:30

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0vnwFGb4vdkJoin us for the launch of the Yorkshire and Humber Climate Commission, an ambitious new partnership involving councils, businesses, utilities, unions, environmental groups and universities, coming together to tackle the climate crisis head on.

Urgent climate advice given to Yorkshire and Humber leaders

Wed, 11/10/2021 - 07:30

 

A climate action plan for Yorkshire and the Humber finds that the region will have used up its share of the global carbon budget consistent with a “good chance” of staying within 1.5 °C of warming – the focus of COP26 currently taking place in Glasgow – within just six years if urgent action is not taken now.