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Leeds one of 122 global cities named as climate action leaders on CDP 2022 A List: Solar panels on Bardsey Primary School

18 Nov 2022

Leeds one of 122 global cities named as climate action leaders on CDP 2022 A List

Leeds City Council has been recognised as one of 122 city authorities across the world leading the way on climate action in a new list published by renowned international authority, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP).

Climate change

Leeds businesses and charities invited to sustainable business travel event: banner-6

28 Oct 2022

Leeds businesses and charities invited to sustainable business travel event

Leeds City Council is inviting professionals to attend a free online conference on Monday that will see experts share inspiration, opportunities, and advice to help businesses, charities, and other organisations looking to reduce their emissions from transport.

Clean air/air quality Climate change Environment Infrastructure Transport

Collaborative effort to curb Leeds’ food emissions: Cucumbers and peaches

04 Oct 2022

Collaborative effort to curb Leeds’ food emissions

A new collaboration which aims to reduce the city’s carbon footprint through food has been announced by Leeds City Council, the University of Leeds and FoodWise Leeds.

Charities and third sector Clean air/air quality Climate change Community groups Environment Inclusive growth School meals Universities

£4.3m energy saving upgrades to benefit Leeds primary schools and council buildings: Bardsey

28 Sep 2022

£4.3m energy saving upgrades to benefit Leeds primary schools and council buildings

More public buildings are to get energy saving green upgrades after Leeds City Council secured £4.3 million of new government funding. 

Climate change Council buildings Clean air/air quality Environment Energy Infrastructure

Leeds residents encouraged to play their part in tree-mendous city-wide tree planting project: Seed collection (4)

22 Sep 2022

Leeds residents encouraged to play their part in tree-mendous city-wide tree planting project

Leeds City Council is once again encouraging residents to get involved in an annual seed collection to help with the ambitious target of planting 5.8m trees over 25 years across the city.

Parks and countryside Climate change

Construction to begin on extension of Leeds’ award-winning low carbon heat network: Leeds Combined Court Centre (credit: Vital Energi)

01 Sep 2022

Construction to begin on extension of Leeds’ award-winning low carbon heat network

Plans to extend Leeds’ award-winning district heating network by 2,500 metres will pass a major milestone as construction is set to begin within weeks. 

Leeds PIPES district heating network Climate change Clean air/air quality Energy Environment Infrastructure

Latest round in £7.2 million Leeds city centre cycle improvements in full swing: Cycling infrastructure improvements

18 Aug 2022

Latest round in £7.2 million Leeds city centre cycle improvements in full swing

Leeds City Council and the West Yorkshire Combined Authority start latest round of cycle improvements in Leeds city centre.

Connecting Leeds Highways Cycling Transport Climate change Clean air/air quality