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Appetite for Change

Appetite for Change

Posted on 23 June 2020 by Sustainable Places

Hannah Pitt and Esther Muddiman In October 2019 WISERD co-hosted a collaborative workshop with the Sustainable Places Research Institute and the Wales Governance Centre to discuss the environmental and social […]

Outbreaks, break-outs and break-times: Creating caring online workshops

Outbreaks, break-outs and break-times: Creating caring online workshops

Posted on 16 June 2020 by Sustainable Places

The Care Cooperative, including Dr Hannah Pitt and Dr Poppy Nicol How can online workshops be productive, engaging, caring and fun? How can researchers creatively adapt to a ‘virtual normal’ […]

Travel restrictions in Europe

Travel restrictions in Europe

Posted on 9 April 2020 by Sustainable Places

We hope you're reading this from the confines of your home. In case you still need to travel or would just like to see how 'free' movement is in Europe […]

Coronavirus: rationing based on health, equity and decency now needed

Coronavirus: rationing based on health, equity and decency now needed

Posted on 24 March 2020 by Sustainable Places

Professor Tim Lang Food security is no laughing matter at the best of times, but I gasped when I first read the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs’ (Defra) […]

Syria and sustainability

Posted on 2 December 2015 by Sustainable Places

Syria and sustainability: Bombs, bullets and bio-diversity, let’s move beyond ‘precision’ warfare and ‘precision’ farming. The current debate about bombing again is really so tiresome. At the same time the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]