Tag Archives: climate change

Rallying for real commitment to a low carbon future

Invitation: Shout for Sustainability! This space has been a bit quiet, but the Environmental Politics Research Group has been planning an event to raise public awareness of Aberystwyth University’s policies regarding environmental sustainability and reducing carbon emissions. After a film … Continue reading

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On the Wales Environmental Leadership Conference

This month’s issue of Planet: The Welsh Internationalist offers an account of the Wales Environmental Leadership Conference. The article, entitled A Sustainable Wales? Identifies some of the key themes of the conference and my thoughts on what carrying progressive environmental action … 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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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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Greening the military

In the 1980s and 1990s there was much debate about the implications of the environment and security linkage. Some argued that security had no place in the environmental debate as the military was the most destructive of social institutions, whilst … Continue reading

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