Blog

A blog post by Professor Vera Trappmann and Dr Jo Cutter, both of the Centre for Employment Relations, Innovation and Change As the UK prepares to host the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow in November 2021, there are high hopes that the signatories to the Paris Agreement will take bold and decisive steps on the actions required...

A blog written by Dr Andrew Sudmant, Research Fellow in the School of Earth and Environment As cities in the Asia-Pacific Region absorb an additional billion people over the next twenty-five years, it is no exaggeration to say that the processes of urbanisation that take place will significantly determine the...

A blog from Marta Baltruszewicz, postgraduate researcher in the School of Earth and Environment. As people around the world escape poverty, you might expect their energy use to increase. But my research in Nepal, Vietnam, and Zambia found the opposite: lower levels of deprivation were linked to lower levels of...

A blog from Simon Lewis, Professor of Global Change Science in the School of Geography; Alexander Koch, University of Hong Kong, and Chris Brierley, UCL What would happen if every single patch of farmland in the tropics, from Brazil through Congo, India and Indonesia, was abandoned overnight and left to...