Big Ideas

Seminar Series

Environmental Change Institute, School of Geography and the Environment

Forthcoming events

Friday 19 January 2018, 7-9pm | Transforming Britain: Green politics in the 21st century. | Booking required.

  • Caroline Lucas | Green MEP, former Oxfordshire County Councillor
  • We are delighted to have Caroline Lucas speak in Oxford, at the Environmental Change Institute, on Friday 19th January. Caroline will speak on issues that have local and national significance. Caroline was an Oxfordshire County Councillor from 1993 to 1997, and is currently the Green MP for Brighton Pavilion.




Previous 'Big Ideas' seminars.

Doughnut Economics: How to Think Like a 21st Century Economist
Kate Raworth | Advisory Board Member and Senior Visiting Research Associate, ECI
Cities as First Responders of Climate Change
Cynthia Rosenzweig | Senior Research scientist, NASA
Prosperity without Growth - Foundations for the economy of tomorrow
Tim Jackson | Professor of Sustainable Development, University of Surrey
Policy for Environmental Change: Info-Gap Response to Uncertainty
Yakov Ben-Haim | Israel Institute of technology
Are universities & research councils doing nearly enough to tackle climate change?
Craig Bennett | CEO, Friends of the Earth
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

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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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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