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The Sustainable Places Research Institute is a meeting place for world-leading sustainability science, focussed on exploring innovative solutions for a more sustainable future.

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The Public Transport Challenge

Posted on 30 June 2015 by Sustainable Places

by Dr Abid Mehmood, Sustainable Places Research Fellow The Sustainable Places Research Institute recently co-hosted a research seminar in collaboration with the School of Planning and Geography and the Welsh […]

‘Can the Well-Being of Future Generation Act set a new climate agenda for well-adapted communities in Wales?’

Posted on 2 June 2015 by Sustainable Places

The 2015 Well-Being of Future Generation (Wales) Act (FGA) potentially signifies an important milestone in how Wales will address present and future climate challenges. Alongside the Environment (Wales) Bill and […]

Checklists are nice but we can’t have real restoration ecology without a fight.

Posted on 14 May 2015 by Sustainable Places

On the 8th of May 2015, Science published an article "Commiting to ecological restoration" advocating for meaningful ecological restoration, authored by 13 prominent restoration academics and reviewed by 3 more.  […]

A glimmer of hope for carbon emissions? Not with this government

Posted on 14 May 2015 by Sustainable Places

2014 was the first non-recession year accompanied by stable carbon emissions, the International Energy Agency announced in a new report on 13th March. Or this was the message many global […]

Welsh Legislation Update

Posted on 13 May 2015 by Sustainable Places

The Environment Bill, third in a series of new Welsh Legislation has been laid before the National Assembly for Wales. The Minister for Natural Resources introduced the Environment Bill to […]

Welcome to the Sustainable Places Blog.

Posted on 13 May 2015 by Sustainable Places

  The Sustainable Places Research Institute is a meeting place for world-leading sustainability science, focussed on exploring innovative solutions for a more sustainable future. While having a number of research […]