Posts tagged with ‘climate change’

Climate change: how can mathematics help us to respond?

To help us celebrate Earth Day.  Professor Pope’s evening public lecture will focus on climate change and how mathematics could possibly help us to respond.

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Lianas, tropical forests and the global carbon cycle

In this lecture, Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Social Sciences, Geertje van der Heijden will explore the functioning of the carbon cycle and indicate its importance in mitigating some of the effects of human-induced increases in atmospheric CO2 concentrations.

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BBC Panorama seeks Nottingham household for climate change experiment

Worried about climate change? Wish you could do more to help the environment? Want to take […]

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How do we survive tomorrow?

A conversation about Energy Transformation and the future of local and national economies.

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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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