Posts tagged with ‘climate change’

Nottingham leads on new technologies in government’s plan to upgrade the energy system

A plan to give homes and businesses more control over their energy use and support innovative […]

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Fate, luck and fortune: popular narratives of environmental risk

The Department of Classics (University of Nottingham) and the Department of History (University of Liverpool) present ‘Fate, luck and fortune: narratives of environmental risk’. How do we talk about the risks of our environment? Who do we blame when things go wrong? Last in a series of three workshops.

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Fate, luck and fortune: political narratives of environmental risk

The Department of Classics (University of Nottingham) and the Department of History (University of Liverpool) present ‘Fate, luck and fortune: narratives of environmental risk’. How do we talk about the risks of our environment? Who do we blame when things go wrong?

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Fate, luck and fortune: historical narratives of environmental risk

The Department of Classics (University of Nottingham) and the Department of History (University of Liverpool) present ‘Fate, luck and fortune: narratives of environmental risk’. How do we talk about the risks of our environment? Who do we blame when things go wrong?

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Who pays to avoid climate change, and how much does it cost?

Climate change economics predominantly frames climate policy as an inter-generational problem, which requires current generations to sacrifice their own material well-being for the future, and makes environmental outcomes dependent on ethical, economic, and geo-physical considerations. In this lecture, Professor Armon Rezai will review the assumption and arguments underlying Utilitarian cost-benefit analysis and present mechanisms of avoiding the climate sacrifice. Refocusing the climate debate in this manner emphasizes conflicts within rather than between generations.

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Crunch time in Paris: the political economy of a new climate change agreement

The School of Economics present the Nottingham Glabalisation Lecture ‘Crunch time in Paris: the political economy of a new climate change agreement’. Michael Jacobs, Senior Adviser on International Climate Change Policy, Institut du Developpement Durable et des Relations Internationales, will speak.

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Tough call on climate change

A study by University researchers has predicted the effects of a concerted global action on climate change.

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