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?
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.
In this lecture, Jo Coleman, strategy development director of the Energy Technologies Institute, will discuss some of the key points of ETI energy futures report, “Targets, technologies, infrastructure and investments – preparing the UK for the energy transition”.
‘Protecting our marine environment’ is presented by Heidi Richardson, Nicola Edwards and Georgina Roberts. Part of the Science Public Lecture Series.
The University intends to develop a new state-of-the-art Advanced Manufacturing Facility at the former Mansell Offices site on […]
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