Category Archives: academia

Upcoming event: Unsustainable fossil fuel use 1950-2018. #Manchester #climate

Free event, no need to book.  Tyndall Manchester asking the right questions again…   How did it come to this? Unsustainable global fossil fuel use in historical perspective, 1950-2018 Simon Pirani, Senior Visiting Research Fellow, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies … Continue reading

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Seminar: Climate Change & Sustainability #Manchester Saturday 21st April

   The Society of Spanish Researchers in the United Kingdom is holding a seminar on “Climate Change and Sustainability” on Saturday 21st of April. It’s free and you’ll get to meet lots of interesting people. I’ll be there too…

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Important! Major new advice from #climate scientists

From The Onion, the best source of climate info. h/t sam. Sighing, Resigned Climate Scientists Say To Just Enjoy Next 20 Years As Much As You Can Friday 10:00am SEE MORE: Climate Change GENEVA—Attending a conference to discuss alarming new … Continue reading

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CANCELLED. Upcoming Event: “Digital Technology: Environmental Saint or Sinner? #Manchester 22 February

Ooops.  Sorry, didn’t realised I had scheduled the post. The event has been postponed until later in the year.   “Digital Technology: Environmental Saint or Sinner?” by Professor Chris Preist, on Thursday 22nd February (room C1, George Begg Building, Sackville Street) http://www.manchester.ac.uk/discover/maps/interactive-map/?id=14 at 1.00pm. Digital … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Heat, Greed and Human Need, #Manchester 31st January

A seminar coming up – free to attend, no need to book. Fwiw, I’m most of the way through the book, and it’s good (though more for an academic than popular audience).

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Upcoming: “From Sweden with care – education and societal change” #Manchester #climate

“From Sweden with care – education and societal change in troubled times” by Isak Stoddard on Thursday 11th January (room C21, Pariser Building, Sackville Street) at 1.00pm. Isak Stoddard, University of Uppsala, Sweden The interconnected crises of climate change and … Continue reading

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Study #climate and ‘transitions’ and ‘circular economy’ at University of #Manchester

I would advise you NOT to say Marc sent you… PhD Scholarship: “Assembling a Circular Economy: A Mixed-methods Approach to Social Processes of Transition” The University of Manchester Qualification type: PhD Location: Manchester Funding for: UK Students, EU Students, International … Continue reading

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