Big Ideas

Seminar Series

Environmental Change Institute, School of Geography and the Environment

Previous events


Thurs 9 February 2017, 5pm | Cities as First Responders of Climate Change

  • Cynthia Rosenzweig | Senior Research scientist, NASA

Tues 31 January 2017, 5pm | Prosperity without Growth - Foundations for the economy of tomorrow

  • Tim Jackson | Professor of Sustainable Development, University of Surrey

Weds 2 November 2016, 5pm | Policy for Environmental Change: Info-Gap Response to Uncertainty

  • Yakov Ben-Haim | Israel Institute of technology

Weds 19 October 2016, 5pm | Are universities & research councils doing nearly enough to tackle climate change?

  • Craig Bennett | CEO, Friends of the Earth

Weds 1 June 2016, 5pm | Economic Growth, Structural Transformation and the evolving food security - environment challenge

  • Professor Prabhu Pingali | Director, Tata-Cornell Agriculture and Nutrition Initiative (TCi), Cornell University

Weds 4 May 2016, 5pm | Can we deliver nutrition security and climate change mitigation without wrecking the planet?

  • Professor Pete Smith FSB FRSE | Chair in Plant & Soil Science, University of Aberdeen

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