Tag: Climate Crisis

What is the council doing to tackle the Climate Crisis?

Councillor Lisa Mulherin is Leeds City Council’s Executive member with responsibility for Climate Change, Transport and Sustainable Development and it’s clear that she relishes this new role when we met at Leeds Civic Hall. I started by asking her how declaring a Climate Emergency in March 2019 had affected the

You’re never too young to be an eco-warrior

As part of our Climate Crisis series, South Leeds Life asked local schools what they are doing around environmental education and action. Here are the responses from Cockburn school and Greenmount Primary School in Beeston, but first the members of Westwood Primary School‘s Eco Club in Middleton: We are a

Two thousand saplings planted in Hunslet

Dozens of volunteers of all ages got digging together during January 2020, planting 2,000 saplings across Hunslet – in what is planned as the first phase of a major tree-planting initiative across south Leeds. Over five days, the volunteers planted the trees on the edge of a number of local