Richard Smith. Centre for Low Carbon Futures. Founded in 2009 by four universities: Universities of Hull, Leeds, Sheffield and York Funded by Yorkshire Forward – the regional development agency Sustainability for competitive advantage Evidence-based research driving: policy insights
The Mini-Stern has had a tangible effect on low carbon policy across the Leeds City Region. It has created a credible focal point around which Leeds can build momentum across the private and public sector. Critically, it has also given us robust data, allowing us to implement ambitious but deliverable targets for reducing carbon emissions.