• Mon
    4pm - 6pm+Lancaster Environment Centre (LEC3 - Training Rooms)

    This event will explore the ways in which the micro activities of individuals and institutions can link to the macro systemic change that is required to move towards a more sustainable global society and will look specifically at what this means in the run up to the Paris talks.

    • Mat Paterson will  talk about the explosion of governance initiatives outside the UNFCCC and the opportunities they create for climate change action. Mat is Professor of Political Science at the University of Ottawa and was a lead author for the IPCC 5th Assessment Report.
    • Andy Dobson will talk about a range of policy tools available to government to try to affect people’s climate-related behaviour, focussing on ‘sustainability citizenship’. Andy is Professor of Politics at Keele University and co-author of the Green Party’s (England and Wales) 2015 General Election Manifesto.



    Talks (45 minutes combined)

    Followed by  Q&A (30 minutes)

    Refreshments and chat

    Regroup to explore what this means for us as individuals and institutions.

    The event will bring together people from across the university, Lancaster city and the local area, so that the question can be explored from fresh angles in a lively but relaxed setting.

    Please register via the following link before 20th February 2015.

    Event organised by Mike Berners-Lee and Judi Marshall. Supported by Lancaster Environment Centre , Lancaster University Global Futures Fund and the Department of Management Learning and Leadership.

    More information on Global Futures events here.


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