Tag: climate change

Top Carbon Classification for Beeston bed maker

A 179-year-old Yorkshire bed maker has enhanced its sustainability credentials by becoming fully Carbon Neutral, following an independent audit of its business. Following the assessment – done by sustainability experts at Carbon Footprint Ltd – Beeston-based Harrison Spinks, one of Great Britain’s most innovative bed manufacturers, is eligible to be

Leeds can become a carbon neutral city, according to new report

Leeds can become a carbon neutral city by 2050 – and could potentially achieve the 2030 target in the climate emergency motion passed by councillors on 27 March – according to a new “carbon roadmap” report published by the Leeds Climate Commission. The science-based roadmap report, produced by a team

Council declares Climate Emergency

Yesterday (27 March 2019) Leeds City Council declared a ‘Climate Emergency’ and called for a city wide ‘conversation’. This recognition of the grave threat of climate change comes against the backdrop of international school strikes (see below) and reports of species extinctions. Cllr Judith Blake (Middleton councillor and leader of