Category Archives: climate change

“Food Inc.” documentary film screening

On Tuesday 30 Sept. 2014 a group of undergraduates, MSc and Phd students from both the Geography and International Politics department watched”Food Inc.” over some drinks and snacks. Although perhaps a warning should have been given for some of the instances of … Continue reading

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The Wales Environmental Leadership Conference

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS Can Wales become an international environmental leader? How can academic, policy and NGO communities work together in creating and sustaining an environmentally sound Wales? How can our research support and facilitate Wales as a global environmental knowledge producer … Continue reading

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Next Event: Dr Kevin Grove on Disaster Management and Climate Change Adaptation

The Environmental Politics group is pleased to welcome Dr Kevin Grove of the Geography and Earth Sciences Institute, Aberystwyth University. Kevin will be speaking on the effects of global disaster management and climate change adaptation in Jamaica (see abstract below). Title: ‘Adaptation … Continue reading

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Wales: a Para-Diplomat in Sustainability? From recycling locally to negotiating globally

Wales seems to be emerging as a nation that is taking sustainability seriously. There is a great track record on sustainable matters. But further, there is the idea of Wales setting an example, within the UK and maybe beyond. For … Continue reading

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Laugh or Cry

A story to be shared… There is much coverage in the climate change blogosphere today about Obama’s interview with Rolling Stone. One paragraph in particular has been seized upon as Obama bringing climate change back into the election campaign after … Continue reading

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Climate migration and security

Further to the blog below on greening the military, some may be interested in the work of Gregory White and Jon Barnett discussing the dangers of securitising climate change. The work of both scholars highlights empirical research that dispels many truths  bound up with … Continue reading

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On the subject of social change and climate change policy

On March 21st the environmental politics group met to discuss Elizabeth Shove’s (2010) piece on theories of social change and climate change policy, a summary of which also appeared in the Guardian. This article was the first of the group’s series on the role … Continue reading

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