Category Archives: academia

Upcoming event: Australia’s #climate policy debacle & wider lessons. #Manchester Thurs 28 March #Tyndall

Another Tyndall Centre seminar! Tyndall Manchester invite you to attend the next talk in our seminar series “Enacting inertia”: The Australian climate policy debacle and its global relevance by Marc Hudson, on Thursday 28th March (room C21, Pariser Building, Sackville Street) at 1.00pm. “Enacting inertia”: The Australian … Continue reading

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Interview with Rebecca Willis about politicians and #climate change

On Thursday 28 February, Dr Rebecca Willis of Lancaster University is presenting her recent research at a Tyndall Manchester seminar. (details here). She has kindly agreed to an email interview – here it is, unedited. 1. In a nutshell, please … Continue reading

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Youth participation in international #climate negotiations – interview with Harriet Thew

Harriet Thew is a PhD Researcher at the University of Leeds. Her research focuses on youth participation in climate change governance. She kindly agreed to an interview (for the perspectives of young people – see this interview with Emma Greenwood, … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Blood Bricks: Untold Stories of Modern Slavery and #Climate Change from Cambodia #Manchester 20 Feb

The Global Development Institute is pleased to host Prof Kate Brickell as part of the GDI Lecture Series, talking about: Blood Bricks: Untold Stories of Modern Slavery and Climate Change from Cambodia Cambodia is in the midst of a construction … Continue reading

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Further details on Colin Barker funeral

This below just in from the email account  rememberingcolinbarker@gmail.com If you have any questions about the funeral etc, please contact them.   Dear family, comrades and friends of Colin We write today to invite you, and all who would like to attend, to Colin Barker’s funeral and wake. You … Continue reading

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Sad news: Colin Barker has passed away #Manchester #climate #activism #scholarship

UPDATE: See bottom of blogpost Colin Barker, a long-time campaigner, activist and scholar, died earlier this week.  Many Mancunians (and of course people from much further afield) have benefited over the years from his hard work, his insight and his … Continue reading

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Prof Kevin Anderson on the latest UNFCCC meeting #Manchester #climate

Professor Kevin Anderson, who splits his time between University of Manchester and Lund University in Sweden, has long been a clear voice on the urgency of emissions reductions, and the ever-gloomier consequences of inaction (for video interviews with Manchester Climate … Continue reading

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