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NO MOM, I DON’T NEED A DRIVING LICENSE

Posted on 11 March 2019 by mullerm@cardiff.ac.uk

Why the car system is environmentally destructive and how we can foster sustainable mobility Climate change is the greatest challenge of our century, and mobility is an essential feature of our globalized world. In the face of environmental urgency, it seems that today’s transport options and sustainable mobility are incompatible. In fact cars, today’s first means
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EJRU News: New colleagues, Cardiff’s Environmental Law Foundation, COP 24, Student blogging and Events

Posted on 28 January 2019 by Hannah Hughes

Welcoming new colleagues With marking finished, the good begins to come into focus, and what could be better than getting new colleagues with a shared interest in environmental politics. Dot Kwek joined the School of Law and Politics as a lecturer in October. Dot works on comparative political theory, post- and decolonial theory, political ecology,
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Imagining the Eco-Social—Speaker Series

Posted on 29 August 2018 by Anna Grear

  ‘Imagining the Eco-Social: New Materialist Reflections for the Anthropocene’—A Speaker Series wrestling with the need for a new way of being-in-the-world There is no doubt that human beings—and all other ‘Earthlings’—face an uncertain and risky future. Everywhere in the news, intimations of ecological collapse seem to arrive like an incoming tidal flow—while the Earth
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Help! I can’t afford to be eco-friendly!

Posted on 19 June 2018 by Natali Zhivkova

GEP Student Blog: How does plastic pollution affect our planet and why do people keep buying single-use plastics? Plastic: The Good, the Bad and the Questionable Plastic may be one of the most commonly used materials nowadays, but its mass production only began about 70 years ago after the end of the Second World War
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The Charter of the Forest: 800 years old on Monday

Posted on 6 November 2017 by Caer Smyth

“These liberties concerning the forests we have granted to everybody…” Last Monday I attended an event on the Charter of the Forest, in the Temple Church, London, with presentations given by: Professor Sir John Baker QC, Professor Stephen Toope OC, and Professor Geraldine Van Bueren QC. This interesting and little-known charter of rights protected the
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